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Joe Brooks was a fishing pioneer, and this compendium of his dispatches spans the history of modern fly fishing. At his peak, he logged 75,000 miles a year in Central and South America, from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, where he was one of the first to fish for bonefish with a fly. He cast for tiger fish in Africa, and angled the atolls of the South Pacific and the lakes of New Zealand.

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Overview

Joe Brooks was a fishing pioneer, and this compendium of his dispatches spans the history of modern fly fishing. At his peak, he logged 75,000 miles a year in Central and South America, from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, where he was one of the first to fish for bonefish with a fly. He cast for tiger fish in Africa, and angled the atolls of the South Pacific and the lakes of New Zealand.

Included in this volume are such classic selections as:
The Trout We Fish For, Dry Fly Fishing, Trout Fishing, Wet Fly Nymph Fishing, Fishing Streamers and Bucktails for Trout, Landing Bass on the Fly, Boca Fever, Add a Little Salt, Northern Lights Fish, Inshore Saltwater Fishing, Chumming and Offshore Fly Fishing, Those Freedom-Loving Sickletails and many more

Brooks has been described as "the world's best fly fisherman." Reading these pieces, it's easy to see why.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592284511
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Series: On Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.22 (w) x 9.64 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

JOE BROOKS authored Trout Fishing, The Complete Book of Fly Fishing, Salt Water Fly Fishing, Salt Water Game Fishing, A World of Fishing, The Complete Guide to Fishing Across North America, among others. His articles appeared in Field & Stream and The Salt Water Sportsman. He lived in Livingston, Montana, in the heart of trout country.

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Table of Contents

(1) The Trout We Fish For (2) Dry Fly Fishing for Trout (3) Terrestrials (4) Fishing the Wet Fly (5) Nymph Fishing (6) Fishing Streamers & Bucktails for Trout (7) Landing Bass on the Fly (8) Boca Fever (9) Argentina (10) New Zealand (11) Scotland (12) Tumble Rocks (13) Add a Little Salt (15 Northern Lights Fish (16) Montana (17) Inshore Salt Water Fishing (18) Chumming and Offshore Fly Fishing (19) Salty Grab Bag (20) Panama (21) Those Freedom-Loving Sickletails (22) Bahamas (23) British Honduras (24) Mexico (25) The Angler in Action (26) Bonefish Bonanza (27) Trout in the Sky

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