NO NONSENSE GUIDE TO FLY FISHING IN IDAHO (NEW)
Author: Bill Mason
Publisher: NO NONSENSE FLY FISHING GUIDE BOOKS, Nov 2005
The most popular fly fishing spots are highlighted ranging from little-known gems like the Little Wood and high mountain lakes to the world famous Henry's Fork and Silver Creek. Key hatch information for the more complex systems are provided and month-by-month conditions and tips are given for all waters. Color illustrations & maps; 9x12 inches, 68 pgs.
A quick, clear understanding of the essential information youll need to fly fish Idahos most outstanding waters. Learn the secrets of famous waters like Silver Creek, Henrys Fork, Salmon and Lochsa rivers and 24 other fabulous places to fish the fly.
The best waters, hatches and flies. The best time to fish. Equipment youll need. Accommodations and easy-to-read maps. The No Nonsense approach means you wont waste time. In a few moments youll know how to fly fish the most enjoyable and rewarding waters in Idaho. Detailed, hand-drawn maps annotated by the author show you where to fish and how to get there. Read this guide and youll want to go fly fishing in Idaho. Read this guide and youll know how to go fly fishing in Idaho.
The Big Lost River
The Big Wood River
The Boise River, South Fork
The Henrys Fork of the Snake
The Lochsa River
The Salmon River
The St. Joe River
The Teton River
C.J. Strike Reservoir
High Mountain Lakes
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Outfitter Bill Mason has fly fished for over 45 years. He pioneered fly fishing outfitting on the Henrys Fork of the Snake River. He also helped start Boise, Idahos first real fly shop. In 1972 Bill started a professional guiding and fly fishing school at the internationally-famous Sun Valley Resort. He operated the Snug Fly Shop for 15 years. Now owned by Bill and renamed Bill Masons Outfitters, this Sun Valley shop continues as one of the leading purveyors to fly fishers in Idaho.
Bill has helped to identify most of the key hatches and successful fly patterns used on Idahos fly fishing waters. He has written many articles and contributed to other works on fly fishing. Bills Sports Illustrated Fly Fishing Book, written for the beginner to intermediate fly fisher, is a classic contribution to the how to section of fly fishing works. Locals enjoy Bills summertime fly fishing column in the Idaho Mountain Express newspaper. When not fly fishing or at his typewriter Bill is often found on a nearby golf course.
Long-time Idaho fly fisherman, author and guide Bill Mason reveals the premier fly fishing waters in Idaho without a lot of unimportant folderol. You wont get bogged down reading Bills No Nonsense guide. Its a fine addition to this line of guidebooks. And youll love the fly fishing in Idaho! --Harry Teel, author of the first No Nonsense Guide, Guide to Fly Fishing Central & Southeastern Oregon
Heres a very helpful guide for the fly fisherman whos just learning about Idahos many and varied waters. Mason, an experienced guide based out of Sun Valley, spotlights 20 of the best waters in Idaho. Each profile includes a map showing access points, best fishing spots for various species, and more. Another nice touch is a ranking by the author of each water, lending perspective to the authors comments and helping the reader to gauge the quality of the angling to be had. --Ted Eisele,Books in Review