FLY-FISHING ADVICE FROM AN OLD-TIMER: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE SPORT AND ITS LANGUAGE
Author: Edward J. Quigley
Publisher: SKYHORSE, May 2014
With decades of fly-fishing experience, Ed Quigley is the perfect candidate to provide fly-fishing know-how to prospective flyfishers. Quigley includes down-to-earth explanations of the basics, detailed discussions of advanced topics, & ingenious tips & compelling anecdotes from his own years of experience fly fishing streams from Labrador to Costa Rica & beyond. 352 pgs.
For those new to fly fishing as well as for experienced anglers looking to add some ?secrets? to their own bags of tricks, Fly-Fishing Advice from an Old-Timer will illuminate the fly-fishing world. Richly illustrated and clearly written. Readers will discover:
When to use emergers, caddis flies, midges, and cripples
How to create flies literally ?on the fly? right on the stream
How to choose the best rods, reels, lines, waders, and leaders
The real secret to playing a fish
The lowdown on winter fishing
And much more!
Along with his own personal advice, Quigley provides answers on where to find more information on each topic: websites, articles, DVDs, and books. His must-read list of fly-fishing books with his own comments on the most useful information in each ties together one of the most comprehensive fly-fishing books ever written.
About the Author:
Ed Quigley is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on the Op-Ed pages of the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Wall Street Journal. He lives in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.