Features a foreword by president jimmy carter! For the millions of fly fishers who are passionate about their sport, this gorgeous book is both a visual feast and the perfect reference. The art of the fishing fly includes a history of fly fishing focusing on the evolution of fishing flies; a guide to essential equipment; a how-to section on tying three key flies by three top fly tyers; and essays by noted experts.
History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty FliesHarry N. Abrams #ad - Filled with profiles of the key characters involved, tying tips, and detailed explanations of the techniques used to fish them, photographs and illustrations of the flies, The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies is a fascinating companion to the evolution of this fascinating sport. Stewart Tabori Chang.
Among the countless fly patterns created over the centuries, lines, but also of fly-fishing techniques—and of rods, these 50 have been carefully chosen to represent the development not only of the flies themselves, and reels. These iconic flies also chart the spread of this addictive sport from its modern origins on the chalk streams of southern England and the rivers of Scotland to the U.
History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies #ad - S. Europe, south america, Australia, and now to every country in the world. New york times bestsellerthe history of fly-fishing in Fifty Flies recounts the history of a sport that dates back 2, 000 years, focusing on milestone flies from the first feathered hook to contemporary patterns using cutting-edge materials.
Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You DieHarry N. Abrams #ad - Amateur or expert, every angler dreams of landing "the big one, " but that's only part of the appeal of fly fishing. For both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die maps out the meccas of the fly-fishing world.
Through in-depth interviews with the sport's acknowledged gurus, author Chris Santella goes beyond standard guides to convey the very essence of the recommended locations. With breath-takingly-beautiful photos of the spots, many by celebrated fly-fishing photographer R. Stewart Tabori Chang. Because even when hours pass without a bite, nothing beats the rugged beauty of the surroundings.
Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die #ad - Valentine atkinson, the book also provides adventurous anglers with enough travel-and-tackle information so that they, too, can start planning excursions to go fish around the globe. Readers can vicariously cast mouse pattners to fifty-pound taimen in the wilds of Mongolia, wrangle with wily permit off the Florida Keys, and match the hatch on Montana's Armstrong's Spring Creek.
Jardines de la reina, kamchatka rainbow trout, the Zhupanova River, Cuba tarpon, and the Rio Negro, Brazil peacock bass are also included. Stewart Tabori Chang. The essays include a cultural and natural history of each site, along with colorful anecdotes based on the author's and authorities' experiences.
Flywater: Fly-Fishing Rivers of the WestUniverse #ad - Stewart Tabori Chang. Flywater brings us to the iconic creeks, freestone rivers, springs, and tailwaters that make the American West the world’s premier destination for fly fishing. From idaho and montana to oregon, mcclintock’s rich photography of trout and steelhead waters surrounded by beautiful Western landscapes creates a compelling journey that the reader, Washington, whether fisherman or non-fisherman, and British Columbia, will thoroughly enjoy.
Flywater is a gallery of moments and places. With extraordinary new photography and wisdom, McClintock revisits these home waters and discovers countless others as well. Universe. The magic and majesty of America’s greatest western fly-fishing rivers. For the serious fly fisherman, this is an album of shared experiences.
Flywater: Fly-Fishing Rivers of the West #ad - . Grant mcclintock’s first book struck a chord with fishermen, and fifteen years later he takes the reader back to these fabulous places—from the storied Henry’s Fork to the Yellowstone to the Thompson River in British Columbia. For the uninitiated, it is an artfully crafted guidebook to an exotic new world that really does exist on the streams and rivers of the American West.
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Feather Craft: The Amazing Birds and Feathers Used in Classic Salmon FliesStackpole Books #ad - Feather Craft: The Amazing Birds and Feathers Used in Classic Salmon Flies #ad - Universe. Stewart Tabori Chang. In addition to macro photos of individual feathers and striking portraits of complete capes, Allison McClay’s classic portraits of birds in the field bring life to the text. Through 16 classic and current flies, shown with complete step by step photos, the author teaches techniques for working with the feathers and also shares modern substitutes to more obscure feathers used in traditional salmon fly tying.
Photographic guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in fly tyingFirst ever photographic and illustrated guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in salmon fly patterns, some common, others rare. Stewart Tabori Chang.
The Bug Book: A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream InsectsHeadwater Books #ad - This book is written for new anglers who want a basic understanding of aquatic insects or more seasoned fly fishers who want to take their skills to the next level; those who want to know not only if their flies will work but why they'll work as well. Hatch charts, fly pattern recommendations, and important fishing strategies from Paul Weamer.
But will being able to cast a long distance inhibit your ability to catch fish? Never. Complete guide to aquatic entomology for fly fishers, covering all the important insects and their imitations for the entire United States. Stewart Tabori Chang. It will help you to understand why you should tie one fly to your leader rather than another to imitate the hatches you encounter.
This is particularly true when fishing for large, wild, selective trout―the ones we all really want to catch. Understanding aquatic insect hatches is like being able to cast an entire fly line. Do you need to cast that far to catch fish? Of course not. It was as if the whole fly fishing world was born knowing about these things, and I was left out.
The Bug Book: A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream Insects #ad - I remember when i was first learning to fly fish, and I read about complicated Latin names or confusing stages of aquatic insect development. This is the ideal reference for those just starting out or for those that want to have a more comprehensive view of the important insects. In this book, i try to relieve some of the reticence about trout stream insects that makes many anglers feel inadequate and uneasy.
The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing Little Red BooksSkyhorse #ad - The table of contents includes:part one: the cast: 45 tips to help you cast straighter, longer, choosing ger, and everything else that mattersin the end, this collection of 240 tips is one of the most insightful, and more accuratelypart two: Presentation: 60 Tips to Help you Place and Drift Your Flies So that Trout Will Want to Eat ThemPart Three: Reading Water: 37 Tips to Help You Find Trout in a Rive and Effectively Cast to themPart Four: 43 Tips to Help You Select, and Fish the Right Fly at the Right Time in the Right WayPart Five: Miscellaneous: 65 Tips on Fighting Fish, Rig, Wading, plainly spoken, and entertaining works on this sport—one that will serve both novices and experts alike in helping them reflect and hone-in their approaches to fly fishing.
Universe. Stewart Tabori Chang. Kirk deeter of field & stream and charlie meyers of the Denver Post, crack open their notebooks and share expert advice on flies, reading the water, casting, and much more. The mission of the little red book of Fly Fishing is to demystify and un-complicate the tricks and tips that make a great trout fisher.
The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing Little Red Books #ad - . Rather, digestible primer on the basic elements of fly fishing: the cast, reading water, conceived in the “take dead aim” spirit of Harvey Penick’s classic instructional on golf, The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing offers a simple, presentation, and selecting flies. There are no complicated physics lessons here.
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The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, RevisedLyons Press #ad - Lyons. The latest, most up-to-date and trustworthy information on: *tackle selection and care—rods, reels, stillwater and salt*new techniques including Tenkara and Czech nymphing* how to fish all the major gamefish, lines, leaders and knots*casting with instructive line drawings by Bob White* hundreds of flies in full color, fresh and saltwater, including salmon and steelhead*plus a new chapter on conservation, including 50 new patterns*presentation, playing and landing*tactics for stream, striking, stream etiquette and giving back Stewart Tabori Chang.
The orvis fly-fishing guide is the best-selling book for fly anglers! whether you’re a soon-to-be fly fisher looking for the right book to get you started or you’re reasonably proficient at the sport and need a refresher course on tying knots for saltwater or the latest info on how to care for your waders or how to fish a dry fly in tricky currents, this invaluable, best-selling guide is for you.
The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, Revised #ad - Stewart Tabori Chang. The bug book a fly fisher s Guide to Trout Stream Insects. Universe.
The Total Fly Fishing Manual: 307 Essential Skills and TipsWeldon Owen #ad - Universe. As well as practical skills like tying a Palomar knot, tying a clouser minnow, how to unravel flylines, the five-minute fly, and how to lose the tailing loop. Techniques from old to new, spot and stalk, everything you need to know to strike in the night, put a different spin on it, shoot the breeze and find where they feed.
The total fly fishing manual is the most comprehensive collection of expert fly fishing advice and up-to-date gear reviews. Stewart Tabori Chang. From the same team that brought you the total fishing Manual, comes the book fly fishing fanatics have been waiting for: The Total Fly Fishing Manual: 307 Tips and Tricks from Expert Anglers.
The Total Fly Fishing Manual: 307 Essential Skills and Tips #ad - Lyons. This book gathers the best tips, old school-techniques that still deliver and adds a wealth of new material. With high-quality design, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!Filled with over 300 hints from the best anglers in both salt and fresh water, the editors of Field and Stream give you everything you need to make the perfect pitch, intricate detail, find a secret spot and score a fish.
The bug book a fly fisher s Guide to Trout Stream Insects. Weldon Owen. Tools from the best flies of all time to the best reel for the job and when to change your hooks learn about the tools you needed for the job. Stewart Tabori Chang.
The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing: 101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner Orvis GuidesSkyhorse #ad - Stewart Tabori Chang. Start catching trout, bass, and more today!the orvis guide to Beginning Fly Fishing can be the start of a lifetime journey of discovery that will increase your intimacy with the natural world and allow you to gain skill and finesse in your fly-fishing techniques. Stewart Tabori Chang.
Written with the support of The Orvis Company, this full-color book offers everyone a chance to learn the fundamentals of fly fishing. Weldon Owen. The bug book a fly fisher s Guide to Trout Stream Insects. Universe. Lyons. Proven teaching techniques and bright, and salt waterand much morehere are fishing ethics, helpful illustrations and photographs will enable new fly fishers to:Select and assemble proper, helpful, balanced tackleCast a line with authority and accuracyChose the correct fly for any situationTie the two most useful fishing knotsFind fish in lakes, rivers, helpful safety advice, everything the new fly fisher needs in a crisp, basic angling terms, and finely illustrated primer of the highest rank.
Simple Fly Fishing Revised Second EditionPatagonia #ad - Illustrated by renowned fish artist James Prosek, with inspiring photographs and stories throughout, Simple Fly Fishing reveals the secrets and the soul of this captivating sport. Stewart Tabori Chang. Weldon Owen. Lyons. With chapters on wet flies, and dry flies, nymphs, its authors employ both the tenkara rod as well as regular fly fishing gear to cover all the bases.
The wisdom in this book comes from a simpler time, when the premise was: the more you know, the less you need. Universe. Winner, guidebooks, banff Mountain Book Competition 2014 Stewart Tabori Chang. It teaches the reader how to discover where the fish are, at what depth, and what they are feeding on. Then it describes the techniques needed to present a fly at that depth, make it look lifelike, and hook the fish.
Simple Fly Fishing Revised Second Edition #ad - The bug book a fly fisher s Guide to Trout Stream Insects. This book reveals that the best way to catch trout is simply, with a rod and a fly and not much else. Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, has become exceedingly complex, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides.