L. L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing

ISBN-10: 159228891X

ISBN-13: 9781592288915

Edition: 2006

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The Lyons Press is proud to present The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing, an exciting full-color book for beginning and expert fly anglers alike. Brought to you in conjunction with L.L. Bean, America's most trusted name in outdoor apparel, and written by unquestioned experts in the field, this book is divided into four essential parts--General Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing for Bass, Fly Casting, and Fly Tying--and covers each with in-depth analysis in clear, easy-to-follow language. Learn about assembly of fly tackle; the biology of fish; natural fish foods and how to imitate them; safety techniques; bass flies; where to find bass; the eleven habits of highly effective fly casters; the basic four-part cast; the roll cast; the basics of fly tying; types of flies; the top ten most popular and successful fly patterns; and much more. The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing is the perfect gift for seasoned anglers looking to improve their skills, novices picking up a fly rod for the first time, and for all those who have ever dreamed of trading in their suits for a pair of waders.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 1/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

Dave Whitlock 's art and writing appear regularly in many fly-fishing and sport publications such as Fly Fisherman , Fly Fishing and Tying Journal , Trout Magazine , In-Fisherman and Field & Stream . His books include Dave Whitlock's Guide to Aquatic Trout Foods , the L.L. Bean Fly Fishing Handbook , Imitating and Fishing Natural Fish Foods and Trout and Their Food . He continues to teach fishing and fly-tying programs around the country. He lives in Welling, Oklahoma.

Jim Rowinski has spent his entire adult life in and around troutstreams. He has devoted most of his career to designing and developingfly rods, reels, wading shoes, and other gear for the mostprestigious brands in the industry. Jim's passion for river photographyhas taken him around the globe. His photo credits includenumerous national magazines, catalogs, calendars, and nationalad campaigns. His credits also include books on outdoor photographyand fly fishing. A former wilderness and river guide,Jim has taught photography and fly casting since 1972. He and his wife, Kate, live in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Acknowledgments
Fly Fishing
Introduction
Understanding Fly Tackle
Assembling Fly Tackle
How to Fly Cast
Fly-Fishing Tactics
The Biology of Fish
Natural Foods for Fish
Fish Made for Fly Fishing
Tying Flies
Fly-Fishing Safety
Fly-Fishing Apparel and Accessories
The Present and Years Ahead: Ethics and Manners
Postscript: Fly Assortments
Fly Casting
Preface
11 Habits of Highly Effective Casters
The Four-Part Cast on a Lawn
The Roll Cast
The Four-Part Cast on the Water
False-Casting
Lengthening Your Cast (Stripping + Shooting + False-Casting)
Wind Casting
The Double Haul
Long Casts, Aerial Mends, Special Casts
Postscript: Just One More Cast
Fly Tying
Getting Started
The Basics
The Woolly Worm
The Woolly Bugger
The Soft-Hackle Wet Fly
The Nymph
The Winged Wet Fly
The Hair-Winged Streamer
Introducing the Dry Fly
The Hair-Winged Caddis
A Classic Dry Fly-The Adams
The Royal Wulff-An American Monarch
Publications and Organizations for Fly Fishers
Glossary
Index
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