THE COMPLETE STEELHEADER: SUCCESSFUL FLY-FISHING TACTICS
Author: John Larison
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Feb 2008
This comprehensive guide explains effective approaches & presentations for steelhead & gives suggestions for fly patterns that will attract the most fish. 292 Color photos, 36 B&W illus, 8.5x11 inches 240 pgs.
* Covers river knowledge, steelhead behavior, & effective presentation
* New angling strategy for todays steelhead fishing
* Tips from successful guides
This comprehensive guide explains effective approaches & presentations for steelhead & gives suggestions for fly patterns that will attract the most fish. It provides an in-depth look at steelhead behavior & carefully outlines techniques commonly used by fly-fishing guides. Larison presents a different way of approaching the river, a methodology that is more aptly suited to the habits & habitat of modern steelhead.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
The Complete Steelheader is a remarkably well-informed & immensely informative book. --Ted Leeson
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Larison was born & raised in the heart of Oregons steelhead country. A former guide & fly-fishing instructor, his writing has appeared in Grays Sporting Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, American Angler, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, Salmon & Steelhead Journal, & Fly Fisherman--where he serves as the Northwest Field Editor. He lives with his wife, Ellie Rose, in the Willamette Valley.