• Casting with the Boys

    2 monthes ago - By Buckhaven Lifestyle

    The Orvis Fly Fishing School, Alabama
    Article and Photography Sue G. Collins
    After a productive morning in the bright classroom at the Orvis Fly Fishing School at Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, Alabama, I was ready to get a fly rod in my hands and see what all the fuss was about.
    I'd learned that fish actually have a sixth sense allowing them to detect water vibrations. The patient and engaging instructor, Chris Edlin schooled us on tying a clinch knot, non slip mono loop, double surgeon and perfection loop and drilled us on the anatomy of a rod, reel, line, hook, tippet and fly.
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