The Quest for Enlightenment

  • Fishing gives you a sense of where you fit in the scheme of things- Your place in the universe... I mean, here I am, one small guy with a fishing pole on this vast beach, and out there in the blue expanse of the ocean are these hundreds of millions of fish... laughing at me.
     ~Unknown Sage
April 13, 2011
satori – noun \sè-´tör-é, sä-\: (Zen Buddhism) a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment.


Fly fishing for Permit isn’t something that you wake up one day and say “gee, I think I’ll try and catch a permit on fly today.” It’s something that you’re led to. Like the details of a mystery perpetually unfold, so does the allure of permit fishing. The fascination with Permit evolves from the desire to seek out greater challenge. So, in a sense, it’s really a personal endeavor. But the fish makes it possible… read more here.


  1. WindKnot   April 13, 2011 3:47 pm / Reply

    Yeah, I feel ya. It’s a tough proposition, especially given the dirth of places to chase them.

  2. Bjorn   April 13, 2011 2:35 pm / Reply

    That looks good. After I’ve caught enough bonefish, I’ll start looking for permit. I expect that to happen around 2028.

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