As a general rule, it seems that the more a person has seen and done… the more diverse his or her baseline of experiences… the more interesting they become.
BEFORE YOU DIE
Profiles of people you should fish with and places you should fish before you kick the bucket. This is good stuff to know… After all, “The Gods do not deduct from a man’s allotted span the hours spent fishing.” Babylonian Proverb.
It has been my experience that spending time around people who have freed themselves of the burdens of caring about what others think—be them Nick or somebody like the Dalai Llama—is good for you.
Quepos is a magnet for sailfish, blue marlin and yellowfin tuna-- and for the people who love to catch them.
Fishing allows us to be fully present in the moment, often while muffling the noises of modern life. Fishing can help you in becoming mindful. Frequent periods of mindfulness have some profound benefits to mental health.
What if the animal rights activists—the really nasty, smelly and radical ones—are right. What if that group of assholes—the ones who value animal life over human-- really can send you to Hell because of what they think?