If you want to get into fly fishing you might be put off by many of the technical terms that are branded about. First timers might also find it intimidating when seasoned fly fishers talk about all the different knowledge, skills and materials you need to posses. If you believed half of the stuff written about the wonderful sport of fly fishing you would think it to be one of the most demanding hobbies to have.
Fly fishing has recently seen a massive increase in popularity but it is not a new sport or hobby. In fact there is evidence that as early as the third century artificial flies were being used to entice trout.
It really is not very difficult to get started in fly fishing. All you need to do is invest in a good book that teaches you the proper techniques for catching a fish and gives you good information about the different types of equipment you will need. Choose a good fly fishing book go through it slowly paying attention and taking notes and in no time at all you will be casting and catching fish. After you get the fundamentals down, all that is required will be practice.
No matter your level of expertise, whether you’ve been fly fishing your whole life or are just starting now or maybe you’re an accomplished fisherman in another type of fishing but want to give fly fishing a go, then there is a book for you. There really is a rich library of fantastic books on the subject of fly fishing.
In your quest to become the best fly fisher you can, you should not stop at reading books. Reading a fly fishing book is the first step. Once you have a bit of knowledge it is a good idea to find a competent fly fisherman to teach you. You shouldn’t however settle for the first person you see because they might teach you bad habits that can be very detrimental to your development.
There are many fly fishing guides all over the country that are experts that cannot only teach you the basics but depending on your level can really show you tips and techniques that can take you a long time to acquire by yourself.
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Author: Lou Tabory
In this classic book, expert Lou Tabory provides professional advice on how to fly fish for striped bass, blue fish, weakfish, and other cold-water marine species. Tabory clearly instructs on how to "read" rips, bars, beaches, flats, reefs and all other important fishing areas. There are also special sections on tides, night fishing, the use of stripping basket, drags - all that a beginning or expert marine fly fisherman will need for this new and exiting kind of fishing.
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Opening Day While out fly-fishing for trout on his favorite stream, Roscoe police chief Matt Davis stumbles across the remains of a body, barely recognizable as human, killed approximately six months earlier. With no physical evidence, no I.D. and no suspects, it's up to Chief Davis to not only find the murderer, but to also discover the identity of the victim, a young girl. Follow three potential victims pri... Full description
Opening Day is a 2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Young girls are coming through a small Upstate New York village, but...they aren't all coming out - alive! Following a close brush with death as an NYPD homicide detective, Matt Davis takes early retirement, and accepts what appears to be a cushy position as Chief of Police of a three-man department in a small, rural Upstate New York village. While out fishing on his favorite stream on the opening day of trout season, Matt stumbles across the murdered remains of a body, barely recognizable as a human being, killed approximately six months....
Every angler knows the thrill that comes from watching a fish rising persistently to take flies floating on the surface of the water. It is with a matching sense of frustration that you see your own imitations studiously ignored by the fish - no matter how perfectly the line is cast. At times like this you long for the kind of experts entomological assistance that John Goddard can provide. His information packed Waterside Guide features the terrestrial and aquatic insects that form the diet of trout, grayling and other freshwater species. It tells you exactly what to look for....