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The Complete Book of Fly Fishing

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Publisher Comments:

There's an old saying among fly fishers that equipment isn't the only thing, it's everything. But the best equipment in the world will catch few fish if you don't know how to use it. Experienced anglers with dimestore equipment can outfish the superbly equipped tyro every time--because they know how it's done.

With nearly fifty years of fly fishing to look back on, Tom McNally knows how it's done, from angling for tiny brook trout in mountain streams to fly casting for giant marlin in the open ocean--and everything in between. This book is the culmination of a long and respected career as one of the world's best-known outdoor writers--the collected knowledge of almost half a century of fly fishing condensed to fit between two covers. Here, in plain language, is a complete book of fly fishing from a complete fly fisherman.

Synopsis:

This introductory text serves as a guide to the theory and practice of fly fishing.

Synopsis:

Praise for The Complete Book of Fly Fishing:

". . .although I am usually skeptical of 'everything books,' the McNally volume actually seems to be one of the best-thought-out basic texts I've seen for a while­­for a reasonable price at that­­covering everything from trout to pike to sailfish."­­Fly Rod & Reel

"To say any single book about a subject so diverse as fly fishing is 'complete' is tall talk, but this one delivers."­­Flyfisher

"McNally's writing is disciplined, but smooth. The reader doesn't even realize that he or she is being tutored as well a entertained."­­New York Newsday

Synopsis:

Praise for The Complete Book of Fly Fishing:

". . .although I am usually skeptical of 'everything books,' the McNally volume actually seems to be one of the best-thought-out basic texts I've seen for a while­­--for a reasonable price at that­­--covering everything from trout to pike to sailfish."­­--Fly Rod and Reel

"To say any single book about a subject so diverse as fly fishing is 'complete' is tall talk, but this one delivers."­­--Flyfisher

"McNally's writing is disciplined, but smooth. The reader doesn't even realize that he or she is being tutored as well as entertained."­­--New York Newsday

About the Author

Angler's Hall of Fame member Tom McNally, a native of Berlin, New Hampshire, has enjoyed a long and illustrious career as one of the world's best-known outdoor writers, with more than 26 books, 10,000 newspaper columns, and 4,500 magazine features to his credit. He has written for, among others, Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, Sports Afield, True, Reader's Digest, The Saturday Evening Post, Look, and USA Today. He was outdoor editor for the Baltimore Sun, and later the Chicago Tribune. Now retired, Tom lives with his wife, Phyllis, along Montana's Madison River, where he fishes, hunts, writes, and watches the sunset playing across Fan Mountain.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface to the Second Edition

Introduction

1. About Fly Fishing

2. Fly Rods

3. Fly Reels

4. Fly Lines

5. Leader Design and Construction

6. Popular Fly-Fishing Knots

7. Fly-Casting Basics

8. Advanced Fly Casting

9. Gear for the Fly Fisherman

10. Trout-Fishing Flies

11. Special Flies and Bugs

12. How to Tie Flies

13. Wet-Fly Fishing

14. Dry-Fly Fishing for Trout

15. Nymph Fishing for Trout

16. Streamer Fishing for Trout

17. Hooking, Playing, and Landing Fish with a Fly Rod

18. On the Stream

19. Techniques for Low-Water Trout

20. Fishing Bass Bugs

21. Spinners and Porkrind for Bass

22. Streamers and Nymphs for Bass

23. Dry Flies for Stream Smallmouths

24. Fly Fishing for Northern Pike

25. Panfish on Flies and Bugs

26. Lake Fly Fishing

27. Fly Fishing Salt Water, Inshore

28. Fly Fishing Salt Water, Offshore

29. Special Fish Species

Afterword

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070456389
Author:
Beecham, Tom
Author:
Beecham, Tom
Author:
McNally, Tom
Author:
Baron, Frank P.
Author:
McNally Tom
Publisher:
International Marine Publishing
Location:
Camden, Me. :
Subject:
Fishing - Flyfishing
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Fly fishing
Subject:
Fishing - General
Subject:
fly fishing,Flies,trout,Stream,best-thought-out basic texts,Bass,Bugs,Fly Rods,Fishing Salt Water,Fly Fishing Salt,Special Fish Species,reasonable price
Subject:
Outdoors-Trout and Flyfishing
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
September 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
354
Dimensions:
9.24x7.29x.89 in. 1.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This introductory text serves as a guide to the theory and practice of fly fishing.
"Synopsis" by , Praise for The Complete Book of Fly Fishing:

". . .although I am usually skeptical of 'everything books,' the McNally volume actually seems to be one of the best-thought-out basic texts I've seen for a while­­for a reasonable price at that­­covering everything from trout to pike to sailfish."­­Fly Rod & Reel

"To say any single book about a subject so diverse as fly fishing is 'complete' is tall talk, but this one delivers."­­Flyfisher

"McNally's writing is disciplined, but smooth. The reader doesn't even realize that he or she is being tutored as well a entertained."­­New York Newsday

"Synopsis" by , Praise for The Complete Book of Fly Fishing:

". . .although I am usually skeptical of 'everything books,' the McNally volume actually seems to be one of the best-thought-out basic texts I've seen for a while­­--for a reasonable price at that­­--covering everything from trout to pike to sailfish."­­--Fly Rod and Reel

"To say any single book about a subject so diverse as fly fishing is 'complete' is tall talk, but this one delivers."­­--Flyfisher

"McNally's writing is disciplined, but smooth. The reader doesn't even realize that he or she is being tutored as well as entertained."­­--New York Newsday

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