If you want to learn fly fishing but are intimidated by its apparent complexity, this book is for you. Master angler Bill Mason takes the mystery out of fly fishing and teaches you all you need to know to get started in this beautiful sport. this lavishly-illustrated volume shows you:
What to look for in rods, reels, lines, leaders and other equipment
15 steps to fly-casting like a master
What every angler should know about trout and their senses
Matching the hatch
16 fly fishing techniques that can work for you
The art of fly tying
Bill Mason is an internationally-known fly fisherman and guide who has contributed articles and photographs to most of the major fly fishing publications. In 1969, he started the first major guiding operation on Henry's Fork in Idaho, and in 1973, he established Sun Valley's first guide service and fly fishing school, which he still conducts today.