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Fly-Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River
     

Fly-Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River

by Paul Weamer
 

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The trout that inhabit the Upper Delaware River are large, wild, and highly selective, with fighting skills so legendary that many well-traveled anglers consider them to be among the most athletic in the world. Fly-Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River provides detailed information about the three tailwater branches that constitute this vast and complex river

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The trout that inhabit the Upper Delaware River are large, wild, and highly selective, with fighting skills so legendary that many well-traveled anglers consider them to be among the most athletic in the world. Fly-Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River provides detailed information about the three tailwater branches that constitute this vast and complex river system-the West Branch, the East Branch, and the Main Stem-with maps that point the way to exact fishing locations. Included are descriptions of public-access areas, directions for reaching them, and their corresponding GPS coordinates. This comprehensive guide analyzes the trout species that live in the Upper Delaware-browns, rainbows, and brookies-and offers important seasonal hatch information, fishing techniques, and recipes of Upper Delaware trout-tested patterns so that your fly box will be up to the challenge of the river's celebrated fish. The most complete, authoritative guide to the Upper Delaware, Tactics for night fishing, winter fishing, and dry-fly, nymph, and streamer fishing, Describes boat launches and takeouts, wading options, and the high-water mark, Hotels, B&Bs, cabin rentals, restaurants, fly shops, guide services, drift boat and canoe rentals, river flow information.

About the Author:
Paul Weamer is the former managing partner of Border Water Outfitters fly shop in Hancock, New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811708791
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
552,585
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Weamer is Fly Fisherman magazine's Mid Atlantic Field Editor and the author, or coauthor, of five fly-fishing books. Paul has been a professional fly tier, licensed fly-fishing guide, and co-owner or manager of three highly successful fly-fishing shops and guide services in New York and Pennsylvania. He currently resides with his wife, Ruthann, and his English Mastiff, Midge, along Penns Creek in Coburn, Pennsylvania.

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