Great Lakes Steelhead Salmon & Trout

Essential Techniques for Fly Fishing the Tributaries

Karl Weixlmann

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Great Lakes Steelhead Salmon and Trout

"The fly patterns are the state of the art in Great Lakes fly fishing, featuring the best fly tiers and innovators in the business ... if you are a salmonid chaser anywhere from Lake Superior to Ontaio, this book is for you."  - Matt Supinski

 Steelhead are the most sought-after Great Lakes fish, attracting anglers from around the country. Karl Weixlmann provides a thorough compendium of information, tips and techniques for any angler chasing the elusive, salmon, trout, and steelhead of the Great Lakes. His vast knowledge is based on 20 years fly fishing the tributaries and over a decade guiding others to angling success.

Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg PA 2009
Paperback, 180 pages
9 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.

Condition as new. No signs of wear.




1. Species

2. Seasons

3. Reading the Water

4. Essential Flies and Foods

5. Techniques

6. Tackle

7. Economic and Environmental Issues

References and Required Reading
Equipment and Tackle

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