Completely illustrated guide to the 51 most important fresh & saltwater gamefish. Well-rounded, concise, & user-friendly summaries of the life history & significant biological characteristics of sought-after fish like trout, salmon, & bass. Color photos & B&W illus; 5x7.5 inches, 160 pgs.
A completely illustrated guide to the fifty-one most important gamefish.
Here in one portable guide are comprehensive introductions to the fifty-one most popular fresh- and saltwater fish, along with sage advice on catching them.
Experienced fly fisherman Dennis Bitton provides well-rounded, concise, and user-friendly summaries of the life history and significant biological characteristics of sought-after fish like trout, salmon, and bass. Each fish description is accompanied by magnificent fullcolor anatomical illustrations.
In this practical field guide the angler will find all the necessary information to help plan an intelligent strategy for every fish species he or she is likely to encounter. Additionally, after each description of every fish or group of fish come recommendations for the most productive fly patterns and techniques. Bluefish, for instance, require a fly on a wire bite leader, and billfish should be offered a fly no more than nine inches long.
With its combination of broad strategy and specific tips, A FIELD GUIDE TO FLY FISHING is a fly fishermans most valued companion in the hunt for new and intriguing species.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
DENNIS BITTON is a freelance writer. He lives in Idaho.