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In this compendium of fly fishing from three of the most respected names in the sport, Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer, and Conway X. Bowman share all of their most successful fly-fishing secrets. With tips on fresh- and saltwater fly fishing and tying flies, this book will help readers become the best flyfishermen they can be. The chapters discuss a wide range of fly-fishing topics, including:
Choosing the right equipment, such as rods, reels, fly lines, and waders
Casting under different conditions
How to find and catch trout
Which tides are best for saltwater fly fishing
Essential items to pack for a saltwater fly-fishing trip
How to prepare for emergency situations
Taking care of your tackle
Selecting the right materials for tying flies
Tying dry flies that ride higher and float longer
And much more
Never has there been a more comprehensive guide to the fulfilling sport of fly fishing. To catch that trophy you’ve been waiting for, The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing is the perfect companion on your next fly-fishing adventure.
Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Skyhorse Publishing; September 2014
- ISBN 9781632200815
- Read online
- Title: The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing
- Author: Tom Rosenbauer; David Klausmeyer; Conway X. Bowman
Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
About The Author
Tom Rosenbauer began commercial fly tying at age fourteen, and he has been a fly fisher for over forty years. He is the author of more than fifteen books, including The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams, The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, and Fly Fishing in America. He has worked for Orvis for thirty-six years. He is the Fly Rod & Reel 2011 Angler of the Year and resides in Pawlet, Vermont.
David Klausmeyer has been the editor in chief of Fly Tyer magazine for fifteen years. He has written numerous books and articles about fly tying and now does blogs and webcasts about them as well. He lives in Steuben, Maine.
Conway X. Bowman is an expert fly fisherman and owner of Bowman Bluewaterwhere he guides for bluewater species on the fly, notably killer mako sharks. He has mastered extreme fly fishing in rivers, lakes, and seas. He is currently host of Dollar Wise Fly on Versus Network and co-hosted ESPN’s In Search of Flywater. Bowman also has been featured in national magazines including Field & Stream, Men’s Journal, and Wild On the Fly. He currently holds the IGFA world record for redfish caught on the fly and resides in San Diego, California.