I know a woman who caught five permit the first day she fly-fished the salt. Another asked me what to do in Belize and returned to Montana, just days later, packing photos of herself with a 40-pounder. But those stories aren’t the norm.
Are airport VIP lounges really worth it? A few years ago, I was on my way home from a self-designed, poorly thought-out fishing trip to Albania with a budding, chain-smoking Macedonian guide named Zafir. He was awesome. The trip, though super fun in a pickle-your-liver kind of way, wasn’t, at least on the get-skunked fishing