…Then it works out – Ben Helgeson


FLY FISHING: IT’S A SERIES OF INSTRUCTIVE MISTAKES…until the moment it all comes together!

Fail forward: errant casts, fish-less drifts, missed strikes.Putting it together
…Then it works out.
Keep failing forward: wrong fly, not enough weight, SNAG – “dammit.”
…Then it works out.
The point isn’t to evade attempts that don’t work. In fact, that means avoiding the fly or drift that just may work.
Yes. Enthusiastically embrace mistakes on the river, toward the fish we seek.