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Fly-Fishing the High Country
     

Fly-Fishing the High Country

by John Gierach
 

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• Tactics for fishing high country lakes, the conflicting currents of high mountain streams, and the ever-changing waters of beaver ponds • Cutthroats, brook trout, goldens, rainbows, grayling • The best weather and seasons to fish and the tackle and flies to take into the high country "The mountains--any mountains--can make you pay for your fishing

Overview

• Tactics for fishing high country lakes, the conflicting currents of high mountain streams, and the ever-changing waters of beaver ponds • Cutthroats, brook trout, goldens, rainbows, grayling • The best weather and seasons to fish and the tackle and flies to take into the high country "The mountains--any mountains--can make you pay for your fishing with time, shoe leather, exertion, and even disappointment. But they usually give back more than they take in terms of solitude and a sense of adventure that you just won't find on more civilized waters." --John Gierach Fly-fishing in scenic and remote mountain waters is a special kind of fishing, explored in depth by veteran fly fisher John Gierach. Along with Fly Fishing Small Streams (0-8117-2290-2), this guide, Gierach's first book, now in print with Stackpole Books, explains how to find the best waters and how to fish them to the best advantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811731720
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
966,604
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.27(d)

Meet the Author

John Gierach is the author of At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman (0-7432-2992-4), Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders (0-684-86858-X), and Good Flies (1-58574-139-6), and he has written articles for Fly Rod & Reel, Gray's Sporting Journal, and Field & Stream. He lives in the high-country state of Colorado.

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