Rickey Noel Mitchell
Rickey Noel Mitchell is a freelance writer and photographer and the author of Paddles and Flies. Mitchell is also a kayak fly-fishing guide, a fly-fishing and fly-tying instructor, and a professional tier. He can be reached at www.paddleandflies.com.
THE FLOAT TUBE is a craft that enables you to position yourself in the water using only your feet, while your hands are free to cast. It’s like casting from your favorite easy chair. Getting into the water, however, can be a whole different matter. If your tube is the traditional style, start close to the water’s edge. Put your fins on, carefully step...