When the GUARDIAN stopped by the Boise River pedestrian bridge behind the Albertson Corp. HQ Sunday we noticed a fly fisherman among the float tubes and rafts.
What kind of an idiot would stand there flipping flies amongst those hundreds of passing inner tubes?
When we noticed our fly fisherman talking to his lumpy vest we knew exactly what kind of idiot would stand there while a Boise bike cop perched on the bridge above him.
What a bad image for respectable fly fishermen to be impersonated by someone more interested in the contents of the rafts and tubes than the insect hatch! We were curious if he had some treble hook rigs to snag rafts with beer, but thought better of asking so we wouldn’t blow his cover.
With this latest GUARDIAN discovery floaters tempted to test the no booze ordinance on the river will have to watch themselves around ALL fly fishermen on the river…you never know who is behind those $120 Orvis glasses or sporting that hat which reads, “Fish Pimp.” Crude cap even for an undercover dude!
We can only hope the taxpayers don’t get billed for “rental” of all that gear let alone be forced to purchase it.
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