239: The Intrigue of Fly Fishing a Familiar River

Fishing a new creek or river for the first time is exciting. But there’s also an intrigue of fly fishing a familiar place, a stretch that you’ve fished for years.

In this episode, we recount a recent fly fishing trip to a spring creek that we’ve fished many, many times. There’s an intrigue of fly fishing familiar runs. There’s a comfort in knowing which runs are often most productive, but there’s also new sights and sounds, changes to the shape and flow of the river, and run-ins with wildlife and even other fly fishers.


Great Stuff from Our Listeners.

We love hearing from you. Please post your comments below.

What stretch of river do you fish often? How have you found intrigue in fishing a familiar place?

Post your story below, and we may stitch it in at the end of one of one of our upcoming episodes.

The Fly Fisher’s Book of Lists – A Book of Fly Fishing Hacks

This is a book of fly fishing pearls. Hundreds of hundreds of pearls.

There are thousands of techniques and hacks that can help you catch more fish. Often, it’s the little things that make a big difference, increasing your enjoyment of the sport.

This book is a must-read for folks who prefer to scan lists and find new ways to catch more fish. Read one list, and, like a handful of peanuts, you won’t be able to stop at one.

Visit Amazon to buy your copy today!


We would love a referral from you.

Simply mention our podcast to your TU chapter or fly fishing club or even local fly shop.

If you are a nonprofit, serving the outdoors community, you have our permission to reprint our content in your online or print newsletter with the appropriate credit and links. Thank you for your trust.