Forever Young

… A chance encounter on a West Coast river late last season planted the first seed. The young guys of ‘Only the River Knows’ fame told tales of rivers fished, hardships endured and adventurous times deep in the back country. I listened intently whilst sharing a beer with these modern day adventurers. They were the real deal — hard-core. I felt embarrassed with my pathetic stories of easy fishing — I felt soft! … 

And here I was, living on the doorstep of these adventurous places and I was bloody bridge fishing every week! … My mind was made up, and the change was immediate…

Read the full story in FlyLife 84.

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