Organized from angler's perspective, begins with the fly & works its way through the tippet, leader, & line. Explains knots, connections, & choices of tackle. Illus w/ color photos & detailed line drawings; 4x6 inches, 128 pgs.
How many different kinds of lines do I need? How do I tell when my tippet gets too short? Should I use braided leaders when I'm fishing dry flies? Should I build my own knotted leaders? Are knotless leaders helpful?
All of these questions and hundreds more are answered in this pocket guide. Organized from the angler's perspective, it begins with the fly and works its way through the tippet, leader, and line--explaining knots, connections, and choices of tackle, with helpful tips to ensure more fun and fewer frustrations for the angler on the water. Generously illustrated with color photographs and detailed line drawings, this book includes all the knots a freshwater fly fisher will need.
THE ORVIS STREAMSIDE GUIDES SERIES
The Lyons Press is proud to introduce a new series of streamside guides developed with Orvis, the oldest and most respected outdoor outfitter in the country. These are practical, well-illustrated books--all in full color--designed as true "field guides" to central aspects of the fly-fishing experience.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tom Rosenbauer, author of The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams, and other best-selling books on fly fishing, is the author of several books in this series and is the series editor.