HANDBOOK OF WESTERN FLY FISHING: HOW & WHERE TO FLY FISH FOR TROUT IN WESTERN WATERS
Author: Paul B. Downing
Publisher: Majestic Press, Nov 2000
Avid fly fisher Downing shares his extensive knowledge of fly fishing western waters from the Rocky Mountains through the west & up to Alaska. Techniques, equip, & some of Paul's favorite fishing locations in the west. A MUST for anyone wanting to successfully fly fish the west. 65 photos & diagrams; 5.5x8.5 inches, 240 pages.
An avid fly fisher, freelance writer and conservationist, Paul B. Downing now shares his extensive knowledge of fly fishing western waters from his own backyard in the Rocky Mountains through the west and up to Alaska. Learn techniques for successful fly fishing and some of Paul's favorite fishing locations in the west. A MUST for anyone wanting to successfully fly fish the west. 65 photos & diagrams; 5.5x8.5 inches, 240 pages.
Fish On! The ultimate adventure for any fly fisher. But how do you get to this point? What rod and reel do you select? What flies should you use? How should that fly be presented so the fish is not only interested but smacks it violently? Paul's newest book answers these questions plus offers many more secrets and experiences to take you on an adventure to discover western fly fishing. Equipment, techniques and locations are covered.
Learn from Paul's extensive fly fishing adventures how to:
* Fish pocket waters, fish on the edge, sight fish
* Nymph deep runs, strip streamers, fool midging trout
* Fish lakes and ponds, fly fish for pike
* Use the twelve flies that work throughout the west
* Float western waters and discover your own special places
* Find great fishing opportunities in each western state
* Select and fish with a guide
* Float western waters
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
Since moving to the West, Paul has meticulously recorded his fishing journeys. In Handbook of Western Fly Fishing he unselfishly shares his observations, insights and knowledge gained. Every fly fisher, whether he or she is a novice or experienced angler, will find something of value in this book. --Brian McKinley, Outdoor Writer
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Paul B. Downing is an avid fly fisher, freelance writer and conservationist. He has fly-fished extensively since making Colorado his home. He is an active member of Trout Unlimited and continues to work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologists to restore the greenback cutthroat trout to its native waters. A staunch supporter of catch-and-release, this book takes the reader to the western waters he loves. Spend time with him as he hooks...or misses...many trout; each story another lesson in fly fishing.