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Fly Fishing Made Easy: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced

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Discover the thrill and adventure of fly fishing in Fly Fishing Made Easy. Perfect for beginners eager to land their first fly-caught fish and for more experienced anglers looking to advance their skills, this handbook offers instruction and tried-and-true techniques for getting the most out of this exciting sport. Clearly written and generously illustrated, it presents a practical, informative approach, geared specifically toward novice and intermediate fly fishers but with numerous tips for advanced ...

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Overview

Discover the thrill and adventure of fly fishing in Fly Fishing Made Easy. Perfect for beginners eager to land their first fly-caught fish and for more experienced anglers looking to advance their skills, this handbook offers instruction and tried-and-true techniques for getting the most out of this exciting sport. Clearly written and generously illustrated, it presents a practical, informative approach, geared specifically toward novice and intermediate fly fishers but with numerous tips for advanced anglers.Learn how to select the right equipment, master basic as well as intermediate casting techniques, read the water in order to find the fish, study various types of water bugs to determine what the fish are feeding on, and pick the right fly for the job. Whether you are venturing into your local trout stream for the first time or planning a long fishing odyssey, this comprehensive guide will enhance your fishing adventures. This handbook discussesRodsReelsLine Weight, Taper, and ActionBackingWaders and BootsClothing and AccessoriesWater SafetyTypes of CastsStreams and RiversPonds and LakesTypes of FliesAttracting PatternsCasting PlansMendingTrout SpeciesOther Warm-Water FishFloat TubesBackcountry Fishing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762741182
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/2006
  • Series: Made Easy Series
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 622,779
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Rutter has written numerous articles on fishing for Outdoor Life and Sports Afield as well as specialized fly fishing pieces for Fly Fishing and The Flyfisher. He is author the author of Camping Made Easy and Basic Essentials: Fly Fishing. Michael teaches technical and creative writing at Brigham Young University and lives with his famliy in Orem, Utah. Dave Card is a well-known fishing instructor and writer who contributes to Utah Fishing and Outdoors magazines. A fishing guide, he leads trips throughout the West, teaches fly fishing and fly-tying classes, and lectures at many fishing seminars and shows. Dave makes his home in Alpine, Utah.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2007

    Dave Who? Michael What?

    Another beginner's guide...written by beginners.

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