Veteran guide Eric Stroup owns and operates Spruce Creek Fly Company in Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania, and has contributed many articles to major fly-fishing magazines.
Let’s say I have the most beautiful car on the planet, though anyone who’s ever booked a day with me knows better. Hypothetically speaking, I have a beautiful car. This vehicle has plush leather and air conditioning, goes 0 to 60 mph in no time, handles like an absolute dream, and gets great gas mileage. There’s only one catch: It has no brakes. Would...