Includes a 72-minute DVD demonstrating basic nymph fishing techniques Color photo sequences to teach 11 different nymph fishing methods, including Czech, hinged leader, Leisenring lift, and wet-fly swing Detailed information on imitating mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies, true flies, scuds, and sow bugs In nature nothing happens without a reason. The difficulty for the angler is merely that the reason is hidden some way beneath the surface.--G. E. M. SkuesDuring the considerable periods of time trout spend feeding exclusively on underwater food forms, nymph fishing can be the most productive, if not the only way to catch fish. But understanding what occurs below the water's surface can be a challenge for even the most experienced angler. In Nymph-Fishing Rivers and Streams, aquatic entomologist and long-time fly fisherman Rick Hafele shares the information necessary to successfully decipher the mysteries of trout life. He starts by explaining their feeding patterns--where trout feed, when they feed, and what's available for them to eat. Sections on tackle and pattern selection help anglers sort through equipment and imitations to find the best outfit for their needs. The DVD complements the photos in the book that show various methods for nymph fishing. Also included is an angler's field guide to nymphs with details on their habitat, importance to trout, and the most effective patterns and fishing tactics to imitate them."
When an LA private investigator heads to Colorado to see an old buddy and get in a little fishing, he finds that he can't really get away from it all. It's like he never left home. He walks in on a murder and his buddy, the editor and publisher of the local paper wants it solved. A small town reporter with aspirations of being an investigative journalist has been killed. The Sheriff is a good fisherman, and an elected official. There are few suspects, not much in the way of substantial motives, and hungry trout calling to him. This is a short murder mystery in the style of the old pulp magazines, with tough guy heroes, rude and crude police work and plenty of blind alleys.
A fantastic book recounting the true lifelong escapades and experiences of the author in the area of fishing. Short stories about: Snapping turtles, Water-moccasons, Salmon, trout, and steelhead, Ocean fishing along the Oregon/California coast, Snake River fishing, Washington/ Oregon salmon fishing, An Oregon 8.5 lb bass, 69 bass in one hour, and many more true adventures.
North American salmonids are a family of fish revered as some of the most popular and sought-after sport and food fish in the world. The beauty and diversity of the species, and the settings in which they occur, attract anglers, naturalists, photographer and artists alike to study and pursue them. This beautiful illustrated, pocket-sized reference guide reviews 37 of the most sought-after species.
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