It’s questioning why you got here down right here: lengthy sagebrush bushwhacks, adrenaline spikes and blood sugar crashes, a swing from failure to elation mirrored solely by the mercury within the thermometer. Carpstroke leaves you questioning the method, second-guessing the transfer, and searching for chilly water refugia after triple-digit days. On the carp flats, your physique desires water, however that historical, hungry animal a part of your mind desires one thing else totally. “Lengthy days looking at water hallucinating fish,” says Picture Editor Copi Vojta. “You simply can’t beat it.” Be part of The Flyfish Journal Picture Editor Copi Vojta as he makes his technique to the east facet of Washington state to hallucinate daschund-sized goldfish. Whereas the Pacific Northwest is well-known for its salmon and steelhead fishing, carping offers a reset, a jolt to the equilibrium. You would possibly get a case of carpstroke, however at that time your already on the highway to restoration.