One of the more common errors that fly-fishing guides see is that anglers tend to rush into a stream and start fishing without first taking a minute to assess the situation. This is especially distressing when fish are holding close to the bank. How often have you stepped into a river only to see a trout squirting off for safety? In this short video, our own Tom Rosenbauer offers some great advice about how you should approach any trout stream. The first step is always the same: stop and observe.