This new all-color and updated edition of the famous L.L. Bean Fly-Fishing Handbook is based on the methods time-tested in the Bean Fly Fishing Schools. It covers the basic skill of fly casting and choice and assembly of tackle, as well as tips on safety, an introduction to the foods fish eat (and how to imitate them), a group of recommended fly assortments, and a useful glossary. New chapters include saltwater fish species, ethics and sportsmanship, and fishing from boats and float tubes. The L.L. Bean Fly-Fishing Handbook shows that it is easy to use a fly rod skillfully and to tie flies that will catch trout. This book presents fly fishing as a sport that can provide limitless pleasure.