Fly Fishing for Dummies

Fly Fishing for Dummies

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WILEY
If you believe what you read, fly fishing requires the touch of a surgeon and the spirit of a Zen master. Forget about what you’ve heard about f ly fishing in the past, if you really want to learn how to fly fish all you need are the right tools, proper technique, and a positive attitude. With these essential elements you can begin to enjoy the sport of fly fishing in no time.

For those of you who have never held a fly rod, you will find enough information here to get you started. You won’t be forced to discover everything all at once. If you’re already a fly rodder, you’ll find plenty of tips and techniques that you can turn to right away without going through the basics all over again. And if you’re a master angler, you will find this book a handy reference for all kinds of questions.

Fly Fishing For Dummies explores the fun and fundamentals of fly fishing—from tying flies to reeling in your catch. Whether you’re a novice or a veteran angler, here you? 8217;ll find all the tips and tricks for choosing the right kind of gear; how and where to catch freshwater and saltwater fish; visual examples of the art of casting; and how to read the water, wade, cast, and (finally) land yourself a whopper. You’ll also find out how to:

  • Identify the best fish to fly fish for—from rainbow trout to black marlin
  • Improve your catch and release techniques
  • Continue your education through recommended references and online resources
  • Choose the right rod, reel, and gear to land the fish you are after
  • Master all the casting styles you’ll ever need
  • Tie your own flies or choose pre-made ones proven to get results
With over 150 illustrations and proven advice, Fly Fishing For Dummies is a great primer on fly fishing’s essential elements.

Baker & Taylor
Identifies freshwater and saltwater species for fly fishing, describes the best equipment for particular conditions, offers instructions for tying flies, and examines casting styles

Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c1998
ISBN: 9780764550737
076455073X
Branch Call Number: 799.124 K128f
Characteristics: xxvi, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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