There is something cool about getting in the water with the fish. You get a feel for the movement of the water, the rocks underneath, the changes in depth. On a hot day, the cold water is just perfect. The fish are the best thing, of course, coming up hidden from below. But there’s something more: When you’re wading, you’re not thinking about anything else.
This year, get in the water with the fish and have a heckuva lot more fun. Read 10 Best Fly Fishing Waders for the Money from Man Makes Fire.