Recently, I got a call from a very dear friend who wanted to go fly fishing with me to see what it was all about. Tayla Gentle is a wonderful human who’s passion for travel, new knowledge, and authentic experiences is truly inspiring — so I said yes. And when she offered to drive me to one of my favourite spots and feed me with her mum’s brilliant baked goods, I knew I was in for a great day!
After a tough day fishing and a hard-won brookie, Tayla got the hang of a few casting techniques. But most importantly, she mastered the philosophy of every great fly angler — that sometimes it’s more about nurturing your spirit than netting fishing. Here, she shares the lessons she learned, and why I’d like to get more women just like her out on the water to enjoy the escapism fly fishing offers. Read what we had to say at: Adventure.com