PODCAST: How Woodsmanship Catches Fish — S11, Ep6

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There’s an intangible quality built into the best anglers. It’s about being comfortable and natural around the water. It’s about having an instinct and a guiding intuition on a river that informs decision without even giving it much thought. It’s an innate knowledge of the environment and what will happen next. Knowledge of the woods, water, weather and the trout comes together with ease and adds up to something that is hard to identify.

In this episode, we call it woodsmanship, outdoorsmanship, riversmithing and being river smart. Some might just call it being fishy.

Regardless of the word to identify this quality, it’s something every angler wants. This episode is about what it is and how to attain it.

Resources

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READ: Troutbitten | It’s All About Time on the Water
READ: Troutbitten | Life on the Water

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Domenick Swentosky

Central Pennsylvania

Hi. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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7 Comments

  1. If failure is success, call me Micheal Jordan.

    Enjoyed the cast. Thanks guys

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  2. Both Birding and D&D made it into this episode and that makes the super-nerd-outdoorsy folk niche part of me feels really validated.

    Observation is key and the bird/bug/plant/fish connectedness is undeniable. Heck, in our region the common name of Alamanchier canadensis is “Shadbush” because of the timing of shad runs with its flowering.

    Great stuff as always. Thanks all.

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  3. Don’t put them in a bag, just a net for some pics. Love your podcast!!

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  4. Reading the watersmith.com

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Hi. I’m a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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