The most comprehensive travel/flyfishing guidebook to be published on flyfishing in the Keys & Everglades. the Upper, Middle and Lower Keys, the Fringe Keys, Key Largo, the open water of the Everglades, as well as the Marquesas and Dry Tortugas. Fish included are Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Sharks & more. Hatch charts, stream facts, recommended flies & leaders, gear & tackle, plus accommodations, campgrounds, listings for fly shops, boat rental, guide service, restaurants, car repair & rental, hospitals & more. 60+ B&W photos, 25 illus, 120+ maps; 6x9 inches, 360+ pgs.
Captain Ben Taylor uses his profound knowledge and experience to write a solid guidebook.
Included are over 120 detailed maps showing depths, access and areas of special interest in addition to hatch charts, facts and recommended flies and leaders, gear and tackle. Covers the Upper, Middle and Lower Keys, the Fringe Keys, Key Largo, the Everglades, as well as the Marquesas. Fish included are Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Sharks in addition to illustrations for more than 25 game fish with descriptions and tactics.
Also includes information on tides, charts, and Florida Keys ethics. In keeping with the guidebook series, this book also includes essential travel information such as accommodations, campgrounds, listings for fly shops, boat rentals, vacation rentals, RV sites and campgrounds, restaurants, car repair and rental, hospitals and much more.
Anglers travel from all over the world to flyfish in the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys and Everglades provide the perfect environment for the saltwater flyfisherman.
- 6.8 MIllion people visit Florida each year to fish
- Florida comprises 23% of all saltwater anglers
- Florida is the #1 destination for saltwater fishing trips
- $3.3 Billion dollars are spent annually by Florida Fisherman
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Captain Ben Taylor is the Keys Editor for Florida Sportsman Magazine and internationally published as a writer and photographer. He served on the state board of the Coastal Convervation Association of Florida during the fund raising period for Florida's hugely successful inshore net ban campaing. Taylor writes to help beginners, willing to teach the little he feels he knows about the fish we all dream of.