STEELHEAD FLY FISHING AND FLIES. By Trey Combs. Illustrations by Jeff  Dayne.

STEELHEAD FLY FISHING AND FLIES. By Trey Combs. Illustrations by Jeff Dayne.

THE TROUT AND THE FLY: A NEW APPROACH. By John Goddard and Brian Clarke.

THE TROUT AND THE FLY: A NEW APPROACH. By John Goddard and Brian Clarke.


2006 1st edition. 8vo paperback (152 x 227mm). Ppxiv,178. Colour photographs, b/w illustrations.

"Effective casting and creative presentation techniques. ...Rigging and casting weighted nymphs, agitating inactive trout, detecting strikes by sight and feel, accelerating your prospecting pace, overweighting for fast vertical drops, downstream loading, designing active nymphs." Contents include: Rigging: Sinking fly lines; Weighting nymphs; Weighting the tippet; Applying split shot; Positioning shot; Removing shot; Checking for leader fatigue; Alternative weights; Leaders; Tippet length and diameter; Tippet material; Multifly rigs; Strike indicators; Line tapers; Rod choice. Casting weighted rigs: Practice tips and incentives; Grip; Line-hand position; The overhead backcast; The overhead forward cast; Rearward drift before the forward cast; The stroke-length and timing disparity; Hauling with weighted rigs; Hammering; Jabbing; Tuck cast; Tilting the rod plane; Eliptical casts; Roll casting; Downstream loading; The roll-cast pickup; The halfway cast; Curve casts and aerial mends; The detonation factor. Reasons to move the nymph: Agitating inactive trout; Picking up your prospective pace; Prospecting slow-water zones efficiently; Slowing the nymph in fast water; Slowing the nymph in dirty water; Moving the trout; Activating nymph materials; Enhanced strike detection; Preventing hang-ups; Overweighting; Using controlled drag; Heavy tippets; Probing multiple depths; Precise steering and manipulation; Imitative nymphing; Summary of reasons to move the nymph. Downstream strategies: Drifting minus the boat; Working downstream in dirty water; Buttonhooking; Keep to the shallow side. Long-line nymphing: Long lining for active trout; Long-line nymphing small streams; Long-line nymphing refuge runs; Long-line nymphing big rivers; Long-line nymphing to accelerate pace. Micronymphing: Fine-tuning depth and drop rate; Micronymphing to visible pods; Micronymphing back eddies and slack water. No-line nymphing: Nymphing from blind spots; No-lining in riffles; No-lining in cloudy water. Nymphing lakes: Nymphing to visible cruisers; Waking the surface; Buoyant bottom flies; Suspender nymphing. Designing active nymphs: Attractor nymphs; Imitative nymphs.
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Author Osthoff (Rich).
Book Code 45975
ISBN 081173255X / 9780811732550.
Book Description Fine new copy.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 2006
Publisher Stackpole Books.
Place Mechanicsburg, PA.