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TROUT RIGS AND METHODS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CONSTRUCT RIGS THAT WORK FOR ALL TYPES OF TROUT FLIE
Author: Dave Hughes; illustrations by Dave Hall
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Jan 2007
Clear & simple instruction & explanation describes 18 trout rigs & 81 methods to fish them. In moving water: rigs & methods for dry flies & emergers, nymphs, wet flies, streamers, & dry flies & droppers. In stillwater: dry flies & sunk flies. Gearing up for all types of trout fishing on creeks, rivers, tailwaters, & lakes. Includes casting, selecting a fly, reading the water & finding trout! 292 B&W illus; 6x9 inches, 384 pgs.
* Gearing up for all types of trout fishing on creeks, rivers, tailwaters, and lakes
* Casting, selecting a fly, and reading the water and finding trout
Dave Hughess clear and simple instruction and explanation describes 18 trout rigs and 81 methods to fish them. In moving water: rigs and methods for dry flies and emergers, nymphs, wet flies, streamers, and dry flies and droppers. In stillwater: dry flies and sunk flies.
Fly fishers learn the specifics of the rig--types of fly line, lengths and tapers of leader and tippet, the flies, and split shot, putty weight, strike indicators, droppers, point flies, and indicators--and the full array of methods to present the rig to the trout. Hughess lucid text is teamed with hundreds of instructive illustrations, including those showing how the trout views the fly. The more rigs you learn to construct and the more methods you learn to apply, the more situations youll solve, and the more trout youll catch.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR:
Dave Hughes is the author of bestselling fishing books, including Essential Trout Flies (0-8117-2748-3) and Handbook of Hatches (0-8117-3182-0). He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Dave Hall has illustrated numerous successful fishing books, including Mike Lawsons Spring Creeks (0-8117-0068-2) and Ed Engles Fishing Small Flies (0-8117-0124-7). He lives in Glide, Oregon.