Suggested Reading List
Hatch Guide for Western Streams
Author: Jim Schollmeyer
Description: This "little lake Bible" organizes and explains lake types, how to read and fly fish them, and understand and imitate their aquatic insect life cycles--and nearby terrestrial insects. Next to each color insect photograph is a representative fly pattern. By carefully inspecting the lake for insects you can find the correct fly to use as shown in the book Hatch Guide for Lakes is the golden key to unraveling one of fly fishing's last best-kept secrets.
Which Fly Do I Use
Author: Darren Banasch
Description: This book is a guide, for fly-fishers of all levels, to some of the best patterns that tempt trout. So, whether you buy flies, or tie your own, this book will answer the question of which fly you should use.
5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 48 pages.
Casting With Lefty
Author: Lefty Kreh
Description: - Like taking a private lesson with the best teacher in the business
- Over 40 casts covered in step-by-step detail with thousands of full-color photographs
Casting should be nearly effortless. If you understand fly-casting mechanics and how to adapt them to various fishing conditions, your casting will greatly improve. That has been Lefty’s philosophy since he began teaching fly casting over fifty years ago. Lefty shows how to get rid of a tailing loop, throw a slack-line cast, and roll cast better, as well as casts for tight quarters, in wind, casting with weighted flies and lines, and distance casts. A section on the physical movements explains how to prevent injuries to the rotator cuff and elbow. Whether you fish salt water or streams, heavy rods or light, you’ll learn everything from small changes in movements that greatly improve your casting to totally new takes on traditional casts from this book. Lefty is the master, and this book captures his lifetime of wisdom on the subject of casting.
Sight Fishing For Trout
Author: L. Mayer
Description: Sight-fishing expert Landon Mayer teaches you what you need to know to spot the trout before you cast-because if you can see a trout, you are more likely to catch that trout. In this comprehensive book on the tricks and skills anglers need to master, Mayer reveals his knowledge of trout and trout water, learned through years of fishing and guiding on prime trout waters. Hunting for large trout with lightweight fishing equipment is what Landon does best. With detailed instructions on how to cast into tricky spots, how to present the fly whatever the conditions, and how to read the rise, he gives you the extra edge to find and catch more and larger fish. He tells you where to look for the trout, how to rig your line, how to retrieve the fish when you get a strike, and how to use the buddy system for a more productive day on the water. Sight fishing is intriguing, fun, addictive, and best of all, it gets results-more and bigger trout.
Fly Tyer Magazine
Fly Fisherman Magazine
Fly Fishing & Tying Journal