Fly Fishing Basics

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Stackpole Books, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 216 pages
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Fundamentals for the beginning fly fisher including tips on rod and reel selection, tackle and tying techniques, basic and advanced casting methods, and more.
 

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Great book. Covers far more than I ever expected.

User Review  - disapointed122 - Overstock.com

The book is well wrtten and easy to understand. It covers every aspect of fly fishing and fishing in general. I have been fishing all my life and there was a lot in there that was new to me. Well done! Read full review

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User Review  - Arctic-Stranger - LibraryThing

If you are a rank beginner, this might be a good place to start, so you can learn about knots, tippets, flies, etc. But if you really want to fly fish, you better get out on a stream with someone who knows more than you do. Read full review

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Contents

Why Fly Fish?
1
Basic Fly Fishing Tackle
5
Basic Fly Casting
30
Hooking and Playing Fish
49
Fly Fishing for Trout in Streams
53
Fly Fishing for Trout in Lakes
126
Fly Fishing for Bass
146
Fly Fishing for Panfish
177
Fly Fishing for Steelhead
187
Fly Fishing for Salmon
193
Saltwater Fly Fishing
198
Fly Tying Basics
205
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About the author (1994)

Dave Hughes is a highly respected fly-fishing writer with more than two dozen books in print, including Trout from Small Streams: 2nd Edition, Handbook of Hatches: 2nd Edition, and Trout Flies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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