“Then in the Arctic half-light of the canyon, all existence fades to a being with my soul and memories, and the sounds of the…river and a four-count rhythm and a hope that a fish will rise.” -Norman Maclean
The moment captured in the story above is one than can best be understood by some experienced with fly fishing. The challenge of inciting a fish with an artificial fly, as one attempts to match both hatch and weather conditions, is both a skill and an art.
The McCall area is surrounded by rivers, streams and high mountain lakes, providing ample diversity of fish species and water type. Before you head out stop in at one of the local fly fishing shops to check local conditions. The folks at Fly Fish McCall and McCall Outfitters will be glad to set you up while providing expert advice and local hints.