Montana Fly Fishing – Guide Vision

fshappadmin | Posted on August 26, 2016
 

On our travels we fish with other guides and we’ve noticed that all quality guides share at lease one commonality. It’s something we like to call “guide vision”. Regardless of whether you fish the saltwater in the Florida Keys or in On our travels we fish with other guides and we’ve noticed that all quality guides share at lease one commonality. It’s something we like to call “guide vision”. Regardless of whether you fish the saltwater in the Florida Keys or in Montana fly fishing for trout, seeing fish puts you at an advantage. You might have thought that most guides just have exceptional vision, but really it’s not about having good eyes, more importantly it’s about knowing how to look at the water. We are going to give you a few pointers to start you on a path developing your own guide vision. for trout, seeing fish puts you at an advantage. You might have thought that most guides just have exceptional vision, but really it’s not about having good eyes, more importantly it’s about knowing how to look at the water. We are going to give you a few pointers to start you on a path developing your own guide vision.

Developing your guide vision

Developing your guide vision

Keys to developing your guide vision:

Spend some money on good, quality optics and take care of them. There are several good sunglass manufacturers out there whose products are worth the $150 to $250 dollars, most of them even have options for prescription lenses. Make sure they fit properly – a high quality lense is only good if it fits correctly. Sunglass lenses should not touch your eyelashes and should not let light in from the sides or bottom. You should also consider the color of the lens, we prefer browns and coppers. Grey lenses block out too much light and yellow might let too much in for those with more sensiti