Offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly & easily. This can be the start of a lifetime journey of discovery that will increase your intimacy with the natural world & allow you to gain skill & finesse in your fly fishing techniques. 300 Color photos & illus; 5x8 inches, 192 pgs.
The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing, by America’s oldest fishing tackle business, offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly and easily.
Proven teaching methods and bright, helpful illustrations will enable new fly fishers to:
•Find fish in streams, lakes, and salt water.
•Select and assemble proper, balanced tackle.
•Cast a fly line with authority.
•Recognize and simulate natural fish foods.
•Tie effective knots.
Orvis concisely explains fishing ethics, offers helpful safety advice, defines basic angling terms, and convinces the new angler that fly fishing couldn’t be simpler or more fun. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing is a crisp, helpful, and finely illustrated primer of the highest rank.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
“Rosenbauer enables the weekend warrior to fish more insightfully. ---Booklist
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Tom Rosenbauer has been fly fishing for over forty years and is the vice president of marketing at Orvis. He lives in Sunderland, Vermont.
The Orvis Company, America's oldest fish-tackle business, mails 55 million catalogs each year. Its headquarters are in Manchester, Vermont.
By Tom Rosenbauer 2009