If the fact that a PFD might save your life one day doesn't convince you to add one to your paddling kit then consider that most states require one by law and the ticket will probably be more expensive than the device.
Finally deciding to get yourself that new rod is a big step. Over time, your new fly rod will become an extension of your arm — landing you memorable trout on delicate dry flies or chasing bonefish on the flats.
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