First modern, all-encompassing manual on the art of streamer fishing teaches new techniques for catching trophy-sized trout on a fly. Covers: new info on feeding of large trout; advice on netting & releasing trout safely; complete tying recipes, & much more. Anglers seeking the thrill of landing a trout over 20 inches will need to understand the particular art of streamer fishing. 75 B&W photos, 12 color pgs.; 7x9 inches, 172 pgs.
Streamers are the most effective of all fly patterns for the seduction of large trout, because they imitate the look and behavior of the smaller fish these trophies feed on. Sooner or later, every angler seeking the thrill of landing a trout over 20 inches--a dream fish for most--will need to understand the particular art of streamer fishing.
Included in this guide:
* New information on the feeding behavior of large trout and what it means for the angler
* Detailed, illustrated casting and fishing techniques for a variety of conditions
* Advice on netting and releasing trout safely, as well as photographing them
* Color photographs of new and classic patterns, with complete tying recipes
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Modern Streams for Trophy Trout is fresh, clear, revolutionary, and probably a little dangerous. It will change the way you think."
Jerry Dennis, author of The River Home
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Bob Linsenman is the author of Great Lakes Steelhead, Trout Streams of Michigan, The Au Sable River, and countless articles on fly fishing for national magazines. He's been a dedicated fisherman and guide for most of his life.
Kelly Galloup is a pioneer in developing flies and techniques for streamer fishing, a sport he has pursued for more than 25 years. His articles have appeared in Fly Fisherman, The Fly Fisher, and American Angler.