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Don’t Throw the Hail Mary

September 7, 2022 By: Spencer Durrant

brown trout

Photo by Louis Cahill

This is a great story that illustrates a lesson I need a reminder of from time to time. When you’re into a pod of selectively-feeding trout – usually when they’re eating dry flies – it’s tempting to throw a Hail Mary cast, as Louis Cahill describes in this story over at Gink & Gasoline. Throwing that cast, however, has consequences that usually mean you won’t put any trout in the net.

You can read the entire story here.