River Nera (Italy) fly fishing
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Right during this climax of catches, the silence of the forest is broken by a bustle of leaves being stepped on and a crackling of broken branches. Caught by surprise I idle in the water trying to figure out what\'s going on. Suddenly a boar pops out of the tangled vegetation. He stands 10 meter from me and he has not seen me. He shakes his large head with fangs left and right, looking like a happy pig in a cartoon. Then, he jumps into the river, standing in the fresh water and enjoying the cooling effect. It is then that he detects me. As our eyes cross, I am sure that in this very instant we share the same feeling. A who-the-heck and fight-or-leave instinct flashes in our eyes. And in a second he's gone, running upstream in a splashing water wake.