Simple Fly Fishing

Simple Fly Fishing

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Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, has become exceedingly complex, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides. This book reveals that the best way to catch trout is simply, with a rod and a fly and not much else. The wisdom in this book comes from a simpler time, when the premise was: the more you know, the less you need. It teaches the reader how to discover where the fish are, at what depth, and what they are feeding on. Then it describes the techniques needed to present a fly at that depth, make it look lifelike, and hook the fish. With chapters on wet flies, nymphs, and dry flies, its authors employ both the tenkara rod as well as regular fly fishing gear to cover all the bases. Illustrated by renowned fish artist James Prosek, with inspiring photographs and stories throughout, Simple Fly Fishing reveals the secrets and the soul of this captivating sport.he state of the art in angling these days is definedby a€œsportsa€ standing in aguided drift boat mindlessly throwing ... Or maybe just drifting along staringat the redandwhite bobber while the guide rows them into position. ... We arethe consumerswho a€œuse up and destroy. ... have put in10, 000 hours to master a craft orsport, the Zen master would say, a€œNow see ifyou can accomplish thesame without all the stuff.

Title:Simple Fly Fishing
Author:Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews, Mauro Mazzo
Publisher:Patagonia - 2014-04-15


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