Americans travel for work. Many of us do anyway. Last year alone, we took some 460 million business trips. Most involved air travel. And, nearly half allowed for what the U.S. Travel Association calls “a leisure component.” That last bit is fodder for hope for my fellow anglers with the fly. It means sometimes we get to fish new water.
Even when my odds of getting out are only one in a million, I now elect the Lloyd Christmas model of optimism:
“So, you’re telling me there’s a chance?”