Ben Sittig, aka Huge fly fishermanHe’s known for his snarky, witty take on the sport, but if there’s one thing he not Treat it as a joke, it’s safety on the water. Often having his wife, children and mother on his own boat, he realizes that his primary job is not to act as a cruise director or fishing guide; It’s about making sure everyone can go home at the end of the day. Two recent fatalities on his local river have prompted him to film this very serious video where he explains some very important river safety basics. As he says, “No 14-inch trout is worth your life.” Whether you’re a boater or a banker, you should watch this and take Ben’s advice to heart.

Rule #1: Know your limits.