Trout Fishing: A Line to the Past

At the beginning of another trout season James Prosek examines how fly fishing connects us to our past. “This, I have concluded after many years of doing it, must be primarily why we fish, to satisfy some latent impulse deep in our evolutionary fabric—even if now, as we release the fish, it is more of a kind of predatory performance art.” Read Prosek’s beautifully illustrated prose, outlining different fly patterns and trout species, in a recent article in The New York Times.

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