To Forget About Life...For a Bit | Excuse to Fish #529

Updated: Apr 23

Fishing can be a way to let the noise of your life fall by the wayside.

Sometimes I need that.

During tough weeks, even a single day on the water can fill up those holes in my psyche that are dragging me down. My energy is renewed and I can deal with whatever struggle is pestering me at the moment.

No matter how bad times get, after a few hours on the water I've forgotten it all.

It helps if the fishing is really good, or really technical. That intense focus on fishing helps me completely forget I was even stressed in the first place.

Then when I get back on shore, it's time to work.

Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing.

No excuses.

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