Explains how to prevent problems, evaluate old equip, repair broken reels & lures, maintaining & repairing rods, lines, waders, & more. Full color t/out; 6x9 inches, 160 pgs.
The only thing missing from most fishing vests and tackle boxes is a book telling anglers how to care for all that stuff. No more; THE ORVIS GUIDE TO TACKLE CARE AND REPAIR finally explains how to prevent problems, evaluate old equipment, repair broken reels and lures, and more, including invaluable chapters on maintaining and repairing:
. Rods, including care of the shaft and the ferrules, guides, reel seat, and grip
. Reels, including cleaning and lubrication, the proper tightening of screws, repairs of rusty spindles, and easy field fixes for common problems
. Lines, including cleaning and storage
. Waders, including drying techniques, washing advice, seam repair, and finding and patching leaks
. Wading boots, including dealing with synthetic fabrics and replacing felt soles
. Rain jackets, flies, fly boxes, and more.
From preseason prep to postseason wrap-up, THE ORVIS GUIDE TO TACKLE CARE AND REPAIR will keep any anglers outfit in top shape.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
TED LEESON is the author of the widely acclaimed The Habit of Rivers, as well as Jerusalem Creek, both available throug The Lyons Press. His essays and articles have appeared in Fly Fisherman, Field & Stream, The Utne Reader, Grays Sporting Journal, Mens Journal, and regularly in Fly Rod & Reel. He teaches English at Oregon State University in Corvallis. He lives in Corvallis, Oregon.