I can’t explain how – call it fishy ESP– but clearly fish can sense when one’s focus is trained, heart and soul, on a drift, and as importantly when it’s not.
At night the desert is home to the trickster. Tonight we invade his territory.
Tenkara has been around and reliably catching fish, more or less unchanged, for centuries.
My wife is smarter and more meticulous than I am. She is in charge when it comes to packing our cooler.