Basic Fly Fishing: All the Skills and Gear You Need to Get Started

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Stackpole Books, Sep 6, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 120 pages
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Selecting the rod, reel, line, leader, and flies to fill the trout fly box with step-by-step photos and instructions on the forward cast, sidearm cast, roll cast, and slack-line cast and includes six knots you need to know.
 

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Contents

1 Gear
1
2 Knots and Rigging Up
21
3 Casting
29
4 Trout Flies
55
5 Trout Fishing
73
6 FlyFishing for Bass and Pike
95
Resources
113
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Lefty Kreh has been an outdoor writer for more than 45 years and was named "Angler of the Year" by Fly Rod and Reel magazine in 1997. He currently can be seen fishing with Tom Brokaw, Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia), and Michael Keaton on the Outdoor Channel's Buccaneers & Bones. He lives in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Barry and Cathy Beck are renowned outdoor photographers based in Benton, Pennsylvania. Jay Nichols is the former managing editor of Fly Fisherman magazine and lives in Pennsylvania.

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