Author: msmythe

"Picking Fights"

As with any first run at a river—especially a big river in winter—there's only so many book smarts you can gather to get ready. Only so many stellar, go-to flies that you can tie or procure and crowd into fly boxes. Only so much stewing over grain-windows, tips and two-handed actions, studded soles, fleece layers, handwarmers  and what to fill the...