Tactical Fly Fishing - A Guide for the Advanced and Competition Angler
|INSIDE:||208 colour photographs and drawings|
Since the 1960s there have been revolutionary changes in fly fishing, characterized by huge advances in tackle, and in casting, watercraft and presentation skills. Today, there are more participants worldwide in fly fishing than ever before and the sport is open for all to enjoy. Moreover, interest in fly fishing competition has also escalated.
In this clearly written and comprehensive book, the author provides the reader with a master class in advanced and competitive fly fishing with a single-handed fly rod. Attention is paid to rods and equipment, to fishing methods and how to 'read' the water, to casting techniques, to tying high performance flies and to presentation. The book ends with a consideration of coaching and training, a discussion of the places, people and fishing experiences that have shaped the author's development as a fly fisherman, and a brief analysis of how the sport is likely to develop in the future.