I went fishing last week and on the way home from an amazing day on the water I got to thinking how therapeutic fly fishing is for me. I hadn’t been fishing very much over the past couple months do to how busy my work has been and with spring time here had felt a bit of fishing depression. It may sound funny to say but I was a bit depressed because I hadn’t been fishing and I can honestly could tell that I wasn’t as upbeat and happy as I normally am. Their is something about just being outdoors, fishing in a stream or on a lake, camping or hiking that soothes the soul. Another thing I thought of was that fishing less changes my thought process and approach when I do get out. I think more about what I am doing and I slow down and ponder how special those moments are to me. I don’t like fishing less but I am learning to slow down and appreciate what I have in front of me.
Here are some pics from last week.