Making grey colorful

(SitNews) Klawock, Alaska – The world is grey.
Yeah, it’s raining, but that’s not what I’m talking about. The more you spend time on the ocean or in the woods with people, the more you notice how many different ways there are to do everything.
Part of the adjustment to a new way of life is learning new skills. We’ve had to do this all our lives, but rarely has living in the grey world without absolutes been so beautiful. When attempting something new, there is a learning curve and the seeking of information.
If the goal is to catch a salmon in the river some will say ‘the best way’ is to use a jig under an indictor. Others will say using a marabou jig will exile you to HumpyTown, if you want silvers, you best buy out the store’s supply of chartreuse spinners. No, red spinners.
Honestly though, if you want the best experience catching fish on the river, use an 7-weight fly rod, then it won’t matter what you catch, it’s going to be far more exciting than with spinning gear. Right?
Nothing better than stalking a 4-point in velvet with a .243? What about calling a buck in front of your .270 during rut?

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  1. Andy says:

    I’m planning a trip to your part of the world next August to chase the same deer. Cannot wait!

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