Fly Fishing for Permit

Fly Fishing for Permit

by Jack Samson



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Fly Fishing for Permit by Jack Samson

A how-to and where-to guide for catching fly fishing's toughest fish!
Fishermen brag about the biggest trout. They talk about the spookiest bonefish. They speak in high excitement of the speed of a false albacore. But the permit has taunted more fisherman than all of these fish, and has maintained a reputation for being truly impossible to catch.
Whole clubs of frustrated permit pursuers have been created. Stories abound of fishermen who have fished for years before catching their first permit. Now Jack Samson, legendary editor of Field and Stream for fifteen years, begins to turn the tide. Jack has pursued permit around the world and has gone further than any other writer in unlocking the mysteries of this fabled fish. Fly Fishing for Permit is his attempt to provide a complete guide to all aspects of permit fishing.
You'll learn what kind of equipment you'll need. You'll get thorough instruction on how to use that equipment. You'll get detailed information with maps for fishing all the famous permit areas of the world—Mexico's Ascension Bay, the Florida Keys, Belize, and many more. Finally, Samson has compiled an extensive selection of photos and tying recipes of the most effective flies—included the latest innovative patterns. Plus there's a bonus appendix of permit fishing stories from several of the most famous permit fishermen in the world including Gordie Hill, Winston Moore, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881505801
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jack Samson was editor of Field and Stream for fifteen years—until his permit addiction got the best of him. He now travels the world in pursuit of this fish. Samson is the author of several books,
including Permit on a Fly and Fly Fishing for Permit. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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