Eliza Wilmerding is an aspiring San Francisco writer who likes poaching from her brother’s Boston Fly Shop.
THE CURRENT IS PUSHY and my brother, Michael, and I have waded deep. Our felt soles skid intermittently along the gravel bottom, but we stay where we are and continue to cast toward the opposite bank. We aren't always as careful as we should be. We are slightly competitive, too — me more than him even though he's clearly more skilled. Michael became a...