Fly Fishing for Dummies (Paperback)

Author: Kaminsky, Peter

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" Well-written and superbly organized, this book is a great primer."
— Joe Healy, Saltwater Fly Fishing magazine

150+ illustrations will have you casting and catching in no time!

The fun and easy way® to get hooked on fly fishing

If you think fly fishing is only for tweedy uppercrust types, think again! With some basic gear and the help of this friendly guide, you too can experience the fun of casting a fly and reeling in a big rainbow trout. From buying a rod to finding the best fly fishing destinations, it delivers just what you need to get hooked.

Praise for Fly Fishing For Dummies

" It’ s all here . . . from choosing gear, to learning how to cast, to reading water, to catching fish."
– Jay Cassell, Sports Afield magazine

" With relentless wit, Peter Kaminsky has peeled away all the mysticism, social tone, and other impediments to learning about this sport."
– Paul Schullery, author of American Fly Fishing

Discover how to:

  • Choose the right gear
  • Buy or tie basic flies
  • Perfect your casting
  • " Read" water and locate fish
  • Fish the top U.S. trout rivers
  • Cast for bass, saltwater fish, and more


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780764550737
SKU 30329359
Format Paperback
ISBN10 076455073X
Release Date 4/1/1998
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.5L x 1T
From the Publisher
Editors Note A complete guide to fly fishing basics and beyond, this fresh and fun guide covers both fresh and saltwater fish, including trout, bass, snook, blue fish, marlin, tuna, and more. Kaminsky demonstrates the most common fly fishing casts and identifies casting problems and tells how to resolve them. Photos & line drawings.
Editors Note 1 If you believe what you read, fly fishing requires the touch of a surgeon and the spirit of a Zen master. Forget about what you've heard about f ly fishing in the past, if you really want to learn how to fly fish all you need are the right tools, proper technique, and a positive attitude. With these essential elements you can begin to enjoy the sport of fly fishing in no time.||For those of you who have never held a fly rod, you will find enough information here to get you started. You won't be forced to discover everything all at once. If you're already a fly rodder, you'll find plenty of tips and techniques that you can turn to right away without going through the basics all over again. And if you're a master angler, you will find this book a handy reference for all kinds of questions.||Fly Fishing For Dummies explores the fun and fundamentals of fly fishing-from tying flies to reeling in your catch. Whether you're a novice or a veteran angler, here you? 8217;ll find all the tips and tricks for choosing the right kind of gear; how and where to catch freshwater and saltwater fish; visual examples of the art of casting; and how to read the water, wade, cast, and (finally) land yourself a whopper. You'll also find out how to:||||Identify the best fish to fly fish for-from rainbow trout to black marlin||Improve your catch and release techniques||Continue your education through recommended references and online resources||Choose the right rod, reel, and gear to land the fish you are after||Master all the casting styles you'll ever need||Tie your own flies or choose pre-made ones proven to get results||||With over 150 illustrations and proven advice, Fly Fishing For Dummies is a great primer on fly fishing's essential elements.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0384
Publisher For Dummies

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