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Fifty Places To Fly Fish Before You Die

Author : Chris Santella
ISBN : 9781613120729
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Amateur or expert, every angler dreams of landing the big one, but that's only part of the appeal of fly fishing. Because even when hours pass without a bite, nothing beats the rugged beauty of the surroundings. For both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die maps out the meccas of the fly-fishing world. Through in-depth interviews with the sport's acknowledged gurus, author Chris Santella goes beyond standard guides to convey the very essence of the recommended locations. Readers can vicariously cast mouse pattners to fifty-pound taimen in the wilds of Mongolia, wrangle with wily permit off the Florida Keys, and match the hatch on Montana's Armstrong's Spring Creek. Jardines de la Reina, Cuba (tarpon), the Zhupanova River, Kamchatka (rainbow trout), and the Rio Negro, Brazil (peacock bass) are also included. The essays include a cultural and natural history of each site, along with colorful anecdotes based on the author's and authorities' experiences. With breath-takingly-beautiful photos of the spots, many by celebrated fly-fishing photographer R. Valentine Atkinson, the book also provides adventurous anglers with enough travel-and-tackle information so that they, too, can start planning excursions to go fish around the globe.

A Concise History Of Fly Fishing

Author : Glenn Law
ISBN : OCLC:70697081
Genre : Fly fishing
File Size : 87. 9 MB
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The Founding Flies

Author : Mike Valla
ISBN : 9780811708333
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 56. 38 MB
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43 American fly-tying masters, including Mary Orvis Marbury, Thaddeus Norris, and Theodore Gordon.

Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis

Author : Howell Raines
ISBN : 9780060834647
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Howell Raines has gone fly fishing with presidents of the United States and legends of the sport, as well as relatives, childhood friends, and his two sons. Casting deep into the waters of his tumultuous and momentous life -- his storied career at the New York Times, his painful divorce, his seven-year feud with his father, his memorable friendship with fisherman/philosopher Richard C. Blalock -- Raines offers his now-classic meditation on the "disciplined, beautiful, and unessential activity" of fly fishing and the challenges and opportunities of middle age. A witty and profound celebration of life's transitions and the serene pleasures of the outdoors, Raines's memories and observations offer wisdom for the younger man, comfort for the older man, and rare insight for women into the often puzzling male psyche. "Hear me, my brothers," Raines says. "Anything is possible in the life of a man if he lives long enough. Even adulthood."

Chasing Rumor

Author : Cameron Chambers
ISBN : 9781938340413
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A blip of prosperity at the turn of the 20th century brought American trout to Patagonia, then for a half-century they were forgotten to fight wars and build a nation. Rediscovered by fishermen a half-century later, the fish had grown to epic proportions. In Chasing Rumor, Cameron Chambers chronicles his modern-day pilgrimage to the rivers of Patagonia in pursuit of these legendary 20-pound trout. What started as a trip focused on catching fish became a love affair with the Patagonian landscape, environment, and, mostly, the people. From a business mogul turned B&B owner to a kid determined to save a local trout population, Chasing Rumor is at times the story of a handful of fishermen, and at other times a tale of enormous trout.

L L Bean Ultimate Book Of Fly Fishing

Author : Richard W. Talleur
ISBN : 1585746320
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 84. 62 MB
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Extensively illustrated in full color, this comprehensive guide to the world of fly fishing offers in depth coverage of the equipment and techniques of the sport, safety precautions, fly tying, fly casting, the biology of fish, and more, along with tips and advice on how to improve skills, find the best places to fish, and purchase the right equipment and tackle.

The Complete Book Of Fly Fishing

Author : Tom McNally
ISBN : 0070456380
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 57. 37 MB
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Describes freshwater and saltwater fly fishing equipment, techniques, and species, and includes diagrams, photographs, and charts

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