A look at the fish which live above 6,000 feet, the tackle & flies needed to catch them, & the various techniques applicable to different weather, seasons, & cycles. 6x9 inches, 108 pgs.
The mountains--any mountains--can make you pay for your fishing with time, shoe leather, exertion, and even disappointment. But they usually give back more than they take in terms of solitude and a sense of adventure that you just wont find on more civilized waters.
* Tactics for fishing high country lakes, the conflicting currents of high mountain streams, and the ever-changing waters of beaver ponds
* Cutthroats, brook trout, goldens, rainbows, grayling
* The best weather and seasons to fish and the tackle and flies to take into the high country
Fly-fishing in scenic and remote mountain waters is a special kind of fishing, explored in depth by veteran fly fisher John Gierach. Along with Fly Fishing Small Streams (0-8117-2290-2), this guide, Gierachs first book now in print with Stackpole Books, explains how to find the best waters and how to fish them to the best advantage.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Gierach is the author of At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman, Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders, and Good Flies, and he has written articles for Fly Rod & Reel, Grays Sporting Journal, and Field & Stream. He lives in the high-country state of Colorado.