Fly Fishing: The Lifetime Sport, 1st Edition

  • David Young Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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  • ISBN-10: 0977670392
  • ISBN-13: 9780977670390
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 239 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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About

Overview

There are plenty of beautiful areas to practice your sport. We all need to use the golden rule ("Do unto others what you would have them do unto you") when fishing so this wonderful activity. The chapters included in Fly Fishing: The Lifetime Sport include:

  • Tackle
  • Casting
  • Aquatic Fish Foods
  • Approach
  • Presentations
  • Retrieves
  • Stream Characteristics
  • Still Water Characteristics
  • Aquatic
  • Wading
  • Float Tubes and Pontoon Boats
  • Drift Boat Fly Fishing
  • Knots
  • Angler Etiquette

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Tackle.
2: Rods.
3: Reels.
4: Lines.
5: Shooting Heads.
6: Leaders.
7: Leader Length.
8: Flexibility.
9: Visibility.
10: Backing.
11: Vests.
12: Polarized Glasses.
13: Other Equipment.
14: Casting.
15: Casting Grip.
16: Power Stroke.
17: Backcast.
18: Forward Cast.
19: Overall Tips, Points and Advice.
20: Physical Conditioning.
21: False Casting.
22: Tailing Loop/Sudden Stop.
23: Stop.
24: Follow Through.
25: Single Haul.
26: Double Haul.
27: Type of Casts.
28: Posture (Body Position).
29: Distance Casting Trajectories.
30: Wiggle Cast.
31: Practice Methods.
32: Wind Direction in Your Face.
33: Wind on Your Back.
34: Crosswinds.
35: Off Hand Casting.
36: Backwards Cast.
37: Aquatic Foods.
38: Mayflies.
39: 2 Tails (Chart).
40: 3 Tails (Chart).
41: Mahogany Dun.
42: Pale Morning Dun.
43: Trico.
44: Western Green Drake.
45: Western March Brown.
46: Big Yellow May.
47: Brown Drake.
48: Blue-Winged Olive.
49: Flavs (Small Green Drakes, or Flavilineas).
50: Gray Drake.
51: Speckle-Wing Quill.
52: Caddisflies.
53: Midges.
54: Mosquito.
55: Craneflies.
56: Damselflies.
57: Dragonflies.
58: Golden Stonefly.
59: Giant Salmonfly (Stonefly).
60: Little Yellow Salleys.
61: Water Boatman.
62: Leeches, Eels, & Lampreys.
63: Other Fish Foods.
64: Crustaceans.
65: Crayfish: Decapods.
66: Aquatic Insect Collection.
67: Approach.
68: Fish’s Postion.
69: Water Clarity.
70: Light Intensity.
71: Hatch Variables.
72: Current Speed.
73: Wind.
74: Cover.
75: Casting Obstructions.
76: Current Maladies.
77: Sound Vibrations.
78: Presentations.
79: Dry Fly Natural Drift.
80: Classic 3/4 Upstream.
81: Young’s Presentation.
82: Downstream.
83: Downstream Method.
84: Slide Method.
85: Mini-Slide Method.
86: Upstream Presentation.
87: 7/8 Upstream Delivery.
88: Line Mending.
89: Wrist Roll Mend.
90: Roll Mend.
91: Shoot Mend.
92: Still Water Dead Drift.
93: Feeding Lanes.
94: Wet Fly Methods.
95: Wet Fly Swing.
96: Modified Wet Fly Swing.
97: Lead Core Wet Fly Swing.
98: Riffling Hitch, Waking Fly.
99: Grease Line Presentation.
100: Strike Indicator - Nymph Fishing.
101: Lift.
102: Streamers.
103: Caddisflies.
104: Retrieves.
105: Strip Retrieve.
106: Pull Retrieve.
107: Hand Twist.
108: Sink-and-Draw.
109: Lift-Off-and-Settle.
110: Rise-and-Fall.
111: Wind-Drift.
112: Countdown.
113: Skating.
114: Summary.
115: Table of Retrieves.
116: Stream Characteristics.
117: Spring Creeks.
118: Freestone Streams.
119: Tail Water Streams.
120: A Beginning Point.
121: Riffles (Feeding Lies).
122: Current Seams.
123: Pocket Water.
124: Prime Lies.
125: Deep Holes.
126: Resting Lies.
127: Structure.
128: Dead Water.
129: Curvatures.
130: Midstream.
131: Foam Lines.
132: Eddy Lines.
133: Edge Waters.
134: Lesser Curvatures.
135: Strategy.
136: Stream Characteristics Exposure.
137: Still Water Characteristics.
138: Shallows.
139: Weed Beds.
140: Shoreline Vegetation.
141: Drop-Offs.
142: Channels.
143: Shoals.
144: Cliffs.
145: Outlets.
146: Inlets.
147: Springs.
148: Wind Direction and Drift Lines.
149: Ice Cover.
150: Plant Cover.
151: Reservoirs.
152: Natural Lakes.
153: Fishing Strategies.
154: Beaver Ponds.
155: Selecting Alpine Lakes.
156: Still Water Exposure.
157: Aquatic Environment.
158: Aquatic Plants.
159: Light.
160: Oxygen.
161: PH.
162: Surface Film.
163: Temperature.
164: Background Data.
165: Using Water Temperature in Locating Fish.
166: Wading.
167: Wading Equipment.
168: Additional Wading Principles.
169: Hip Boots.
170: Summary.
171: Float Tubes and Pontoon Boats.
172: Drift Boats.
173: Drift Boat Fly Fishing.
174: Knots.
175: Clinch Knot.
176: Improved Clinch Knot.
177: B.C. Knot.
178: Duncan Loop.
179: Surgeon’s Loop.
180: Perfection Loop.
181: Blood or Barrel Knot.
182: Surgeon’s Knot.
183: Albright Knot.
184: Nail or Tube Knot.
185: Angler Etiquette.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.
Back Cover.