In this episode of Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, host Tom Rosenbauer discusses how to “read the water” to determine where fish will be and how you can best present flies to them. The ability to read water is among the more vital fly-fishing skills because it helps you to figure out where you should focus your attention. There’s no use casting to places where there are probably no fish, right? In this great episode of the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, Tom Rosenbauer goes into great detail–using animations, graphics, and underwater video–to help you understand the essentials.
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