11) Always be happy for another angler’s success; no one likes a sourpuss. In many ways, fly-fishing is a team sport. Your day will come, and when it does, you too will receive accolades. Conversely, no one likes a bragger. As we like to say, “Some days you get the poon and some days the poon gets you.” We look at goose egg days as a chip in the bank, so do not be afraid to admit it — it happens to everyone. Anyone who says he has never been skunked is simply not credible (especially a tarpon fisherman).