Author Dick Galland is the former owner of Clearwater House on northern California’s Hat Creek and is a frequent contributor to Fly Fisherman magazine.
SMART WADING begins with common sense. Don't wade unnecessarily. Wading is not appropriate in all waters. The fish are much less likely to be alerted to your presence if you stay out of the water. The pressure wave you create as you wade spooks fish, especially in slower pools. Wade with respect for the fish and other anglers. Every step you take disturbs...