Jay and I were emailing back and forth this a.m. I had no idea he was in such a dire situation, until he sent this photo along. I chided him about a bad cast and he followed with this:
however, the lesson is NOT related to casting, the lesson is that one should not hold a fly in their mouth while leaving fly line laying in the bottom of the boat, lest one’s fishing buddy gets his feet tangled in the line and stumbles around, jerking vigorously on the line to get it free….
and also, it is important to carry some wire cutters capable of cutting hook shanks