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Smart, instructive, and beautifully designed, every book in the Trailside Guide series contains the essential information readers need to master outdoor activities and have fun in the process.
Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness ...
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Overview

Smart, instructive, and beautifully designed, every book in the Trailside Guide series contains the essential information readers need to master outdoor activities and have fun in the process.
Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness medicine, and first aid; and advances in techniques. You can take it with you: Trailside Guides are designed to be used on the trail. Their handy size makes them easy to take along on outdoor adventures. Picture this: Trailside Guides show you how it's done. Each book has more than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations you'll refer to again and again. Buying Guide: Each Guide has all the information readers need to make informed decisions about what gear is available, and what they should buy. Step-by-step: Tutorials take readers through every aspect of a given outdoor activity. Each Guide covers planning and preparing for a trip, getting in shape, technique, safety, and first-aid tips, and how to have more fun along the way! Easy to use: Trailside Guides provide information quickly. Every book contains detailed illustrations, information-packed sidebars, and a complete index and bibliography. Technique tips: Any physical activity is more fun when it's done right. Trailside Guides are written by experts and contain lucid explanations that help the reader quickly achieve proficiency. It's a big world out there. Get into it with the Trailside Guides.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393314762
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Series: Trailside Guides
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
Ch. 1 Why Fly Fishing? 11
Ch. 2 In Dust We Trust 23
Ch. 3 Rods, Reels, and Lines 33
Ch. 4 Accessories 45
Ch. 5 Fly Casting 57
Ch. 6 Waders and Wading 69
Ch. 7 The Trouble with Knots 79
Ch. 8 Fly Fishing for Trout 99
Ch. 9 Fly Fishing for Bass 115
Ch. 10 Panfishes and Pikes 127
Ch. 11 Saltwater North 137
Ch. 12 Saltwater South 151
Ch. 13 Fly Tying 165
Ch. 14 Favorite Flies 175
Sources & Resources 181
Photo Credits 187
Index 189
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  • Posted January 2, 2010

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    Excellent book for novice and intermediate fly fisherman

    This book is great! The chapters and illustrations are excellent. The book covers all types of fly fishing and provides the reader with a lot of techniques and advices to improve one's fishing experience.

    Great gift too!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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