Essential Knots & Rigs for Salt Water

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Stackpole Books, Dec 8, 2011 - Fishing rigs - 112 pages
Saltwater is the follow-up to the popular Essential Knots & Rigs for Trout (978-0-8117-0716-9), which provides readers with a handy pocket-sized guide with full-color, easy-to-follow illustrations for 43 knots, loops, and leaders with complete instructions. Mahler details knots you can tie quickly and confidently, including newer knots such as Slim Beauty, Location X knot, and more.
 

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Contents

Introduction 1
1
Terminology 5
5
Backing to Reel 7
7
Loop Knots 11
11
Backing to Fly Line 19
19
FlyLine Knots 24
24
Building a Leader 40
40
Wire Knots 48
48
Dropper Rigs 58
58
Terminal Knots 66
66
LinetoLine Connections 83
83
Attaching Class Tippet to Shock Tippet 91
91
Tube Flies 103
103
Index 107
107
Back Cover
109
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Joe Mahler's articles and illustrations appear in Fly Fishing in Saltwater, Saltwater Sportsman, and other publications. Mahler is an FFF-certified fly-casting instructor, member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, and is currently president of the Sunshine State Casting Club. He lives in Fort Myers, Florida.

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