7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Fly Fishing… “It enhances your mood”

7 surprising health benefits of fly fishing.

Way to go
Way to go “Joe”! Nice Lower Sac River Fall Rainbow Trout

1) It’s exercise
2) It aids balance and coordination
3) It’s a brain workout
4) It chills you out
5) It enhances your mood
6) It’s a tool for healing
7) It encourages togetherness


Lower Sacramento River Rainbow Trout
Beauty Steve!

This mood enhancement session occurred during Fall in California on the Lower Sacramento River near Redding California.  Unlike other parts of the country… we are blessed with mild winter weather allowing us to fish year round.

Lower Sacramento River Rainbow Trout in November
The ole “tail turn” pic… an advanced move 🙂

Really smart people say… ““Fly fishing involves several mental tasks that likely boost brain health. The neural circuits controlling focused attention and rapid reaction time will likely strengthen, and the thrill of catching a fish will elevate mood through the dopamine brain boosts.”  I say… “COOL” 🙂 


Read more: https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/wellbeing/fly-fishing-health-benefits/slide/5

Lower Sacramento River Rainbow during winter