Count your blessings
and your appendages!
I am going in for surgery tomorrow on my casting hand, having ruptured the radial collateral ligaments on my casting MCP (meta-carpal phallangeal) joint of the thumb while sparring at karate lessons.
Needless to say critical to casting, guitar, weight lifting, and even simple things like tying a shoe or opening a jar. I am reminded every day when I try to turn the key to the ignition of how important the thumb is.
Out of commission for a couple of months at least... just a reminder to take very good care of your flyfishing tools!
IFFF Certified THCI @ 2005
Capeflyfisher Guide Service
Island Hopper, Guitarist, Incurable Dreamer
and Founder, Worldwide Flyfishing Forum
Last edited by juro; 11-21-2006 at 02:39 PM.