The Fly Fisher
The Essence and Essentials of Fly Fishing
Fly fishing combines connecting with nature, the defining of personal aesthetics, and physical activity. The Fly Fisher shows the most beautiful fishing spots, self-tied flies, and the right equipment for this increasingly popular lark of leisure.
Whether in the hands of those who claim wading and waiting in the water as a practice pastime or those curious minds that have yet to cast a line, The Fly Fisher exhibits a world of stunning locales, gear essentials, and knot patterns. Profiles of fly fishing legends and members of a fresh new generation of enthusiasts provide the first comprehensive discussion of the sport and an unparalleled overview of its artistry. Exclusive illustrations of fish species and self-tied flies and tips to finding the perfect stance and the proper grip are presented alongside vibrant imagery of various locations from the balmy salt waters of Florida to the rugged remoteness of Kamchatka, Russia. The Fly Fisher reveals how this rapidly growing outdoor activity creates both a sense of sport and sense of spirit.