Really enjoying your life, I mean so happy that you look around the room to check for hidden cameras because you're so deliriously content, is hard work.
If you want a happy life you have to build it with your own two hands.
The same applies to fishing. If you want a good fishing season, you need to do some serious hard work to make it happen. The online research, the days spent checking spots with no rewards, the endless paddles back to the launch.
If you can pull through and hang on long enough, you just might get rewarded. Even working that hard you still may not see a return on your investment.
Still, even bad days can shape your life in powerful ways.
Bad days on the water are the best teachers.
Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing.
No excuses. This blog post was originally sent as part of my new daily newsletter series, An Excuse to Fish.
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