Complete Photo Guide to Fly Fishing: 300 Strategies, Techniques and Insights

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
This book not only offers tips to make fly fishing easier and more productive, it helps make fly fishing more fun! The up-close and detailed photographs show how. The author has collected these 300 tips from other anglers and expert sources over the years; everything from buying new waders to using hemostats to timing the strike to casting sinking fly lines. He's tested and used them all-his advice really works. Chapters include tips on: Preparing to Fly Fish; Tackle and Tackle Rigging; Care and Cleaning ; Freshwater Fly Fishing; Saltwater Fly Fishing and Traveling with Fly Tackle.
 

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Contents

Fly Fishing Myths Settling a Few Debates
6
Getting Ready Preparing Before Leaving Home
12
Tackle and Tackle Rigging Making Equipment User Friendly
28
General Fly Fishing Tips for Essential Gear Clothing
54
Casting From Line Control to Mending to Retrieving
70
Freshwater Fly Fishing Working Streams Rivers
80
Saltwater Fly Fishing Reading Water Locating Fish Choosing Flies
92
Fly Fishing From Boats Tactics for Anchors Drifting Line Tangles
98
Care and Cleanup Keeping Equipment in Prime Condition
108
Travel With Fly Tackle On the Road In the Air
114
Afterword
124
Further Reading
125
Index
126
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About the author (2005)

C. Boyd Pfeiffer, an award-winning outdoor journalist and photographer, has been published in more than 70 magazines, including Saltwater Fly Fishing, Outdoor Life and American Angler. He has authored 23 books on fishing and outdoor photography.

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