A Fly Fisher's Reflections

A Fly Fisher's Reflections

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ISBN-13: 9781585746989
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments8
Foreword9
Illustrations12
Introduction14
Part 1Fly Patterns
Observations on Chironomids 196824
Some New and Effective Fly Dressings 196828
The Fall of the Ant and the Rise of the Snail 196834
Chironomid Pupae 197040
Trout on Winged Midges 197447
Instant Sedges 197651
Private Lives - The Damsel Fly 197755
The Unsinkable Buzzer 198059
Queen of the May 198363
The Curse of the Smutting Trout 198766
Enter the Super Grizzly Emerger 199170
Suspenders on the River 198872
A Caddis for All Waters 199078
Down to the Wire 199882
Golden Nuggets 199985
The Negative Nymph 199987
Suspender Secrets 199990
Sitting Pretty 200093
Part 2Fly Fishing Techniques
Softly, Softly, with Silk Lines and Long Leaders 197298
Trout Without a Net 1973102
To Grease or Not to Grease? 1975105
The Herringbone Effect 1979108
Play Them Hard, and Play Them by Hand 1980112
Who Needs Barbed Hooks? 1980116
The Mayfly - A New Appraisal 1982119
The Killing Must Stop 1985123
Twenty-twenty Vision? 1987127
Secrets of the Midge 1988134
An Eye on the Fly Down Under 1988138
A Fresh View of Summer Grayling 1992143
Midge Mimicry 1993147
Leaders and Power Gum 1994152
In the Bleak Midwinter 1998155
Think Big, Think Small 2000159
Net Loss, Net Gain 2001164
Part 3Fly Fishing Worldwide
We Lived On Norway's Wild Trout 1969170
Trout in South Africa 1975173
And Now for the Good News 1979178
The Castaway 1980185
Bonefishing on 'Atomic Island' 1984189
Where Twenty-pounders Are Put Back 1985194
In the Footsteps of Zane Grey 1985198
Fly Fishing in Mexico 1989204
Paradise is Just Two Sleeping Pills Away 1990211
The Best in the West 1992219
The Monster of the Caledonian Pool 1994223
Search for Rio Grande Silver 1998226
New World's New Zealand 2000231
Trout to Pull Your Arm Off 2000237
Part 4Deep Sea Around the World
Portugal's Algarve Coast - Home of Fighting Fish 1965242
Expedition to Madeira 1967248
The Unforgettable Red Sea - Home of the Dog-tooth Tuna 1969254
The Big Fish of Kenya 1971257
Tanzania and the Fabulous Fishing off Mafia Island 1972261
Where the Weather Starts 1974266
The Seychelles Potential 1974270
South African Adventure 1975274
Fishing in Central America 1978280
The 'Kenyahead' Teaser 1992285

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