Definitive proof that flyfishing IS Zen

Going through this list of 12 essential rules to live more like a Zen monk, it’s hard to come to any conclusion other than most fishermen are there already. Aren’t these the very things we strive for in our pursuit of the perfect day’s fishing?

The only glitch would appear to be the closing quote by Wu Li, which should of course read “Before enlightenment chop leader and fish water. After enlightenment, chop leader and fish water.”

But in the true spirit of Zen, I’ll let it ride.

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Six affordable waterfront retirement places – none of which, I suspect, involve a shack, woods and an outdoor shower.

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From Twitter

“At Fly Fishing Retailer…score: women, 5; people under 40, 6; minorities, 1. Old white guys: 2,651. This sport is doomed.”

So enjoy it while you can.

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