Some of our most formative experiences come from time on the river. Those lessons equip us to live a more meaningful life, one of responsibility to the natural resources that have given us so much. For many, fly fishing guides are the conduit through which those lessons are shared. Guides are the backbone of the fly fishing world, and their job goes far beyond showing someone how to fish. They are teachers, gurus, friends, and advocates for wild places. Now, more than ever, they deserve our support and appreciation.
Fishpond Ambassador Landon Mayer has been guiding the rivers of Colorado for over two decades and has shared his passion for education with countless anglers over the years. Spending a day on the water with Landon is to witness the tireless work that defines the life of a full-time fly fishing guide.
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“Guides are the backbone of the fly fishing world”? Give me a break!
The backbone, egomaniac, are obviously the wonderful places we fish
After a lifetime of fly fishing, I encourage you to skip the guides and focus on your own self-discovery and success. A few guides epitomize the characteristics above, however, most overly-exploit our precious fisheries, talk smack about clients, and view you only as $