A lot of anglers started fishing by tossing worms to hungry sunfish. Usually, there is a progression from that point to more complex, conventional gear. For some, fly fishing becomes their preferred pursuit.
There are also anglers who go straight to fly fishing for trout because they took a class, got a guide while on vacation, or were invited to try it by a friend.
Both types of anglers should consider going back to the pond and back to the bluegill.
In this episode I give four reasons why fly fishers should fish for bass and panfish more frequently, along with a quick word on gear.