By Lani Waller,Dave Hall,Ken Morrish
"Lani Waller has a keenness for those attractive creatures that comes throughout on each web page. And Bob Hooten brings an intensive method of the science."--Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia
"Waller . . . sees, feels, and writes approximately [steelhead extra deeply and colorfully than any individual i do know. newbie or specialist, you won't be ready to placed this e-book down until eventually you have got learn each word."--Dave Whitlock
Steelhead legend Lani Waller covers the basic components of fishing for trophy steelhead with prose as appealing and unbelievable because the fish themselves. The mix of how-to and why-to not just captures the essence of those elusive fish but in addition uncovers what it takes to continuously deliver them at hand. Waller stocks his innovations for swinging wets and waking dry flies, together with right technique, presentation, and his favourite fly styles, either vintage and modern. Chapters on looking trophies, gear, casting, and conservation supply readers with a life's worthy of knowledge discovered from his time at the water.
Waller brings alongside a few of his acquaintances to aid give a contribution to the ebook. Steelhead specialist Bob Hooton's bankruptcy on steelhead biology is a concise review of the steelhead's existence cycle, biology, and behaviour; artist Dave corridor illustrates Waller's swinging ideas; and photographer Ken Morrish's beautiful pictures seize the magic of the fish and the rivers they ascend every year.
This all-star forged of steelhead enthusiasts has created a vintage ebook that honors the fish in addition to those that chase them, no matter if within the Pacific Northwest of usa, the desolate tract streams of British Columbia, or the loads of tributaries that run into the nice Lakes.
About the Author
Lani Waller has pursued steelhead for over 4 many years and is taken into account one of many most efficient specialists on trophy British Columbia steelhead. He was once inducted into the Fly Fishing corridor of status in 1997. He lives in Novato, California. Photographer Ken Morrish is leader working officer of Fly Water trip in Ashland, Oregon, and his images and writing is featured in different guides, together with Patagonia, open air, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod and Reel, and Northwest Fly Fishing.
“This is the recent "Holy Grail" of metal head fishing. Written and documented in a manner that every one fly fisherman will comprehend and relate to. Lani Waller is a smart tale teller and his lifestyles reviews on rivers cannot be changed. it is a passionate publication that actually tells you there's extra to fly-fishing then simply catching fish, benefit from the trip, take care of the species. “ --Robbie Bloom
"Here comes a distinct publication approximately steelhead fly-fishing, written through a guy who has devoted his existence to that anadromous fish so certain to many folks. Lani Waller is not just a superb angler; he's additionally an exquisite tale teller and poet. His phrases are actual; they floor evidently from a philosophy of existence that he has equipped through the years alongside the rivers of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, to call a number of. a lot of Lani's stories emerge from his many hours spent within the Skeena River basin, the Mecca of steelheading, and extra accurately at the Babine River, so pricey to him, and the place he virtually misplaced his life.
In this publication, Lani is going via all attention-grabbing facets of our recreation: apparatus, take on, flies, ideas, and extra importantly the way to learn the water and the way to give your fly to the fish. there's specially a really fascinating part approximately why a steelhead takes a fly. That is helping you recognize why steelhead react like they do, makes you think that like one, and may inform you find out how to current your fly based on the given situation." --Rinaldi Nils
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