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The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks: 501 Strategies, Techniques, and Sure-Fire Methods

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Fly fishing can be an incredibly exciting and rewarding activity, but it is also very challenging, requiring skill, planning, and perhaps a little bit of luck. Catching the big one requires plenty of preparation, from choosing the right gear to scouting locations and managing travel. Whether you’re fishing in freshwater streams or large bodies of saltwater, wading near the banks or drifting in a boat, The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips and Tricks is the one resource every angler should consult.
Featuring vivid photos and lessons from renowned expert C. Boyd Pfeiffer, The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips and Tricks is loaded with information that will lead to simpler, faster, cheaper, and more effective fishing. It offers essential advice and step-by-step instructions on tackle; rigging your fly outfit; fighting, landing, and releasing a fish; casting under a range of different conditions; unsnagging ties; and more. Discover the wealth of tools and methods used to tie a wide variety of flies, with essential details on legs, tails, bodies, and wings. With full-color photos providing detailed illustration for hundreds of tips, tricks, and strategies, you’re sure to be fully prepared for every fly-fishing scenario and situation.
No angler will want to be without this indispensible reference.

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The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks is loaded with essential information on tackle; rigging your fly outfit; fighting, landing, and releasing a fish; casting under various conditions; tying flies, and more!

 

Synopsis:

Fly fishing can be an incredibly exciting and rewarding activity, but it is also challenging—demanding skill, planning, and a little bit of luck. Catching the big one requires ample preparation, from choosing the right gear and tying the best flies to scouting locations and managing travel. Whether you’re fishing in freshwater streams or large bodies of saltwater, wading near the banks or drifting in a boat, The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks brings together the essential information and step-by-step advice on all aspects of fly fishing, including:
 
tackle, gear, clothing, and other equipment;
rigging your fly outfit;
mending and repairing tackle both at home and in the field;
casting under a variety of conditions;
fighting, landing, and releasing fish;
fly-tying tools and material;
techniques for tying flies for different fish and locations;
and much, much more
 
Featuring hundreds of vivid photos and lessons from renowned expert C. Boyd Pfeiffer, <I>The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks<M> is loaded with insights that will help any angler enjoy simpler, faster, cheaper, and more effective fishing for every scenario and situation.

About the Author

C. Boyd Pfeiffer (Phoenix, MD) is an award-winning outdoor journalist and photographer. Widely known for his expertise in fresh and saltwater fishing, tackle, fly tying, fly fishing, and outdoor photography, he has fished extensively since a youth and contributed to the outdoor press for almost 50 years.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: General Fly Fishing Tips
Chapter 1 Tackle and Tackle Rigging: Making the Most of Your Equipment
Chapter 2 Getting Ready: Preparation and Other Essential Gear
Chapter 3 General Fly Fishing: Basic Tips and Strategies
Chapter 4 Casting: From Line Control to Mending to Retrieving
Chapter 5 Freshwater Fly Fishing: Working Streams and Rivers
Chapter 6 Saltwater Fly Fishing: Reading Water, Locating Fish, Choosing Flies
Chapter 7 Fly Fishing from Boats: Tactics for Anchors, Drifting, Line Tangles
Chapter 8 Care and Cleanup: Keeping Equipment in Prime Condition
Chapter 9 Travel with Fly Tackle: On the Road and in the Air
Part II: Fly Tying Tips
Chapter 10 Getting Started with Fly Tying
Chapter 11 Tools and How to Use Them
Chapter 12 Thread: Tying On and Tying Off
Chapter 13 Handling Hooks and Making Weed Guards
Chapter 14 Making Legs, Adding Eyes, and Tying on Tails
Chapter 15 Tying Bodies, Heads, and Ribbing
Chapter 16 Working with Cork, Foam, and Balsa
Chapter 17 Tying Fly Wings: Wet, Dry, Streamer, Saltwater, Bass
Chapter 18 A Few Miscellaneous Tips
Final Words
Further Reading
Index
Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760343746
Author:
Pfeiffer, C. Boyd
Publisher:
MVP Books
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing
Subject:
angler
Subject:
Trout
Subject:
Tackle
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color photos
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.75 in

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The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks is loaded with essential information on tackle; rigging your fly outfit; fighting, landing, and releasing a fish; casting under various conditions; tying flies, and more!

 

"Synopsis" by ,
Fly fishing can be an incredibly exciting and rewarding activity, but it is also challenging—demanding skill, planning, and a little bit of luck. Catching the big one requires ample preparation, from choosing the right gear and tying the best flies to scouting locations and managing travel. Whether you’re fishing in freshwater streams or large bodies of saltwater, wading near the banks or drifting in a boat, The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks brings together the essential information and step-by-step advice on all aspects of fly fishing, including:
 
tackle, gear, clothing, and other equipment;
rigging your fly outfit;
mending and repairing tackle both at home and in the field;
casting under a variety of conditions;
fighting, landing, and releasing fish;
fly-tying tools and material;
techniques for tying flies for different fish and locations;
and much, much more
 
Featuring hundreds of vivid photos and lessons from renowned expert C. Boyd Pfeiffer, <I>The Big Book of Fly Fishing Tips & Tricks<M> is loaded with insights that will help any angler enjoy simpler, faster, cheaper, and more effective fishing for every scenario and situation.
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