Trout from Small Streams

Overview

  • Choosing the right line and rod for small stream fishing
  • How and where to find trout in pools, curves, trenches, riffles, runs, or behind boulders
  • Nymphs and dry flies, streamers and soft-hackled wet flies

In his newest book, Dave Hughes covers all aspects of fly fishing for trout on small streams. He describes how fishing is different on mountain, freestone, and meadow streams and how to develop skills for ...

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Overview

  • Choosing the right line and rod for small stream fishing
  • How and where to find trout in pools, curves, trenches, riffles, runs, or behind boulders
  • Nymphs and dry flies, streamers and soft-hackled wet flies

In his newest book, Dave Hughes covers all aspects of fly fishing for trout on small streams. He describes how fishing is different on mountain, freestone, and meadow streams and how to develop skills for each. He covers the gear, including what to put in a small stream fly box. Hughes' advice on casting technique is especially useful because trees and brush often require different kinds of casts for small streams.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811700313
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 12/1/2002
  • Series: Dave Hughes Fishing Library
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,312,087
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Dave Hughes is a highly respected fly-fishing writer with over two dozen books in print, including Trout from Small Streams: 2nd Edition, Handbook of Hatches: 2nd Edition, and Essential Trout Flies. He is a columnist for Fly Rod & Reel and Flyfishing & Tying Journal and travels to speak at fly-fishing clubs and conclaves throughout the country. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Table of Contents

1 Land Shapes Water 1
2 Streams Shape Anglers 11
3 Gearing Down 19
4 Rods 32
5 The Learning Curve 45
6 Reading Small Pools 60
7 Parts Between Pools 68
8 An Essential Fly Box 72
9 Trout on Drys 91
10 Dry-Fly Size 107
11 Nymph Tactics 111
12 Working Wet Flies 128
13 Streamer Situations 137
14 Stalking Beaver Ponds 146
Afterword: One More Fly 155
Index 161
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