Many anglers out there know that certain stereotypes exist, but is there truth to these tropes and cliches? Watch this video below and get the low down all the stereotypes that are part of the fly fishing world.
As you just saw there are many angler stereotypes out there, below are a few discussed in the video.
Streamer Junkies, they don’t know how to get a good drift with dry flies or nymphs.
Euro Nymphor, a meticulous angler who is always in a competition with themselves and others.
Big Fish Guys, they talk about all the huge fish they’ve landed and usually only use nymphs or streamers.
Dry Fly Guy, a purist who sees fly fishing as more than a hobby to them it’s a noble pursuit.
Permit Guy, they won’t let you look at their fly box and just want to get into the fish’s mind when angling
Fly Tying Guy, anglers who rarely fish and mostly want to sell their patters to others.
Real Deal Guy, the angler who has no social media presence and simply slays fish.
Now that you’ve learned about some of the stereotypical anglers that are out there consider if you or your friends fit any of these molds. Let us know if you’ve come across any of these anglers in the wild or if you consider yourself to be akin to one of these groups.