Author(s): MARTIN FORD
This title offers expert advice on game fishing, casting techniques, flies and fly tying, with more than 530 photographs and diagrams to show skills and equipment. It includes descriptions of the types of fish you will be fishing for, including salmon, brown trout, sea trout and grayling, and the best techniques to use for each species. It includes step-by-step instructions for tying and identifying over 100 of the most successful fishing flies, with guidance on all the materials and tools needed. It features all the most effective and established fly patterns, such as the Adams Dry Fly, Silver Invicta, Fuzzy Buzzer and Deer Hair Fry, each accompanied by a detailed description, instructions for tying, and information on what to fish for and how to use each fly. It is an authoritative and beautifully illustrated guide to all the essential techniques of game fishing and fly casting. The two books in this wonderful gift box set offer a guide to the exhilarating sport of fly fishing. A Practical Guide to Game Fishing describes all members of the trout and salmon family, and includes advice on rods, reels, lines, hooks and lures.
Fishing techniques are covered in detail, including dry fly, nymph and wet fly fishing. A Practical Guide to Fishing Flies unveils the delicate art of fly tying, in which anglers mimic nature with artificial fur and feathers. With practical step-by-step sequences and a beautifully photographed directory of over 100 fishing flies, the books will appeal to beginners and intermediate fishermen alike, and will increase every angler's enjoyment.
Peter Gathercole is a leading fly dresser, game fishing author and natural history photographer. His articles have appeared in Trout and Salmon, Trout Fisherman and Freshwater Fishing. He is the author of The Handbook of Fly Tying, and has fished in Europe, North America and Australia. Martin Ford is the former editor of Advanced Carp Fishing and more recently Carpworld. His books include Lee Jackson's Carp Clinic, The Gentleman of Angling, Four Seasons of Carp, The Ultimate Rig Book and Another Romp with Carp.