How to Get Started in
Fly Fishing

Without going broke, crazy or to Patagonia

Frederic Thorner

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How to Get Started in Fly Fishing

How To Get Started In Fly Fishing lays out the basics of the sport in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner. It is a true primer that focuses on the needs of the beginner. This practical guide will provide a painless introduction tot he exciting and fun-filled world of fly fishing.

You will Learn:
     How to outfit your self without spending a fortune
     How to find places to fly fish close to home
     All about equipment, casting, knots and rigging, flies, insects
       and more, all carefully explained and demystified
     With the aid of over 100 concise and  easy-to-follow illustrations

Self Published 2011
Paperback, 151 pages
9 x 6  in.

Condition as new, no sign of wear. Signed by the author



Why Fly Fish


Where To Fly Fish

What To Buy

Rigging Up


Fish And What They Eat






Some Final Thoughts

Further Reading


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"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." -
Col. Robert Venables 1662

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The fish are slippery when wet.

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