The Resource The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing : 101 tips for the absolute beginner, Tom Rosenbauer ; illustrations by Bob White ; preface by Nick Lyons, (electronic resource)

The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing : 101 tips for the absolute beginner, Tom Rosenbauer ; illustrations by Bob White ; preface by Nick Lyons, (electronic resource)

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The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing : 101 tips for the absolute beginner
Title
The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing
Title remainder
101 tips for the absolute beginner
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rosenbauer ; illustrations by Bob White ; preface by Nick Lyons
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Language
eng
Summary
This book, by America?s oldest fishing tackle business, offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly and easily. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing can be the start of a lifetime journey of discovery that will increase your intimacy with the natural world and allow you to gain skill and finesse in your fly fishing techniques. Proven teaching methods and bright, helpful illustrations will enable new fly fishers to:?Find fish in streams, lakes, and salt water.?Select and assemble proper, balanced tackle.?Cast a fly line with authority.?Recognize and simulate natural fish foods.?Tie effective knots. Orvis concisely explains fishing ethics, offers helpful safety advice, defines basic angling terms, and convinces the new angler that fly fishing couldn?t be simpler or more fun. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing is a crisp, helpful, and finely illustrated primer of the highest rank
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TEFOD
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799.12/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
SH456
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing : 101 tips for the absolute beginner, Tom Rosenbauer ; illustrations by Bob White ; preface by Nick Lyons, (electronic resource)
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The Orvis guide to beginning fly fishing : 101 tips for the absolute beginner, Tom Rosenbauer ; illustrations by Bob White ; preface by Nick Lyons, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
Content category
text
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Contents
  • PART I -- Getting Started; 1 -- How do you get started if you don't have a mentor?; 2 -- The best way to practice your casting; 3 -- The two knots you must be able to tie on the water; 4 -- Exactly how much fly-fishing gear do you need to get started in trout fishing?; 5 -- What to get after the essentials; 6 -- Planning your first fishing trip; 7 -- What to do when you first get to the water; 8 -- Fly fishing in urban areas; PART II -- Equipment; 9 -- Pick a rod by line size; 10 -- How long should your rod be?
  • 11 -- How to pick a reel12 -- Large-, mid-, and standard-arbor reels; 13 -- Picking the right waders; 14 -- What to wear under waders; 15 -- What color clothing should you wear?; 16 -- What fly line should you use for starting out?; 17 -- When to use a sinking line; 18 -- What's the difference between a weight forward and a double taper line?; 19 -- How to connect a leader to a fly line; 20 -- What is backing and how do you tie it to your reel and line?; 21 -- What is a tippet and what do you do with it?; PART III -- Casting; 22 -- How do you cast in the wind?
  • 23 -- How do you increase the length of your casts?24 -- How should your leader, line, and fly land on the water?; 25 -- Keeping your fly line slick; 26 -- How to keep from hanging up in trees and brush-and what to do about it; 27 -- What rod action do you need?; 28 -- When you need a roll cast; 29 -- Why does your fly keep hitting your line?; 30 -- Why does your line pile up on the water?; 31 -- Casting from a boat; PART IV -- Techniques; 32 -- Which direction should you move when fishing a stream?; 33 -- Do you need a net or can you use your hands?; 34 -- How to land a fish without losing it
  • 35 -- How long should your leader be?36 -- How to avoid upsetting other people on the water; 37 -- In lakes, what do you do once the fly hits the water?; 38 -- Is it worth fishing an area with canoe or boat traffic?; 39 -- Releasing fish properly; 40 -- What is drag and how do you stop it?; 41 -- What is the best way to wade a fast river?; 42 -- What to do if you hook yourself or someone else; 43 -- Where should you hold your rod tip after casting?; 44 -- Why do you keep breaking off fish?; PART V -- Flies; 45 -- Should you use barbless hooks? Why do they come barbed?
  • 46 -- How do you know what size fly to use?47 -- How to keep a dry fly floating; 48 -- How to pick flies out in a shop; 49 -- How to sharpen a hook; 50 -- How to thread a fly if you have poor eyesight; 51 -- Should you wear a fishing vest or an alternative?; PART VI -- Trout; 52 -- Do you have to match a hatch to catch trout?; 53 -- Do you need to change the way you fish for different trout species?; 54 -- Where to find trout around rocks; 55 -- Getting started in nymph fishing; 56 -- How to plan your first trout-fishing trip; 57 -- How do you know what insect the fish are taking?
  • 58 -- How does water temperature affect trout fishing?
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