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Fly Fishing For Dummies

Published 11-03-2020

<p><b>Hook up with the fly-fishing guide that&rsquo;s a keeper</b></p> <p>Some say successful fly fishing requires supreme athleticism, a surgeon&rsquo;s delicate touch, and the serene spirit of a Zen master. But forget the hype: The updated edition of <i>Fly Fishing for Dummies</i> shows that all you need to get the hang of this enjoyable sport are the right tools, a disciplined technique, and a positive attitude. Whether you&rsquo;re an old salt or dipping your toes in for the first time, you&rsquo;ll find everything you need to learn, improve, and keep your casting sharp and fresh!</p> <p>Longtime fishing writer Peter Kaminsky wades right in, taking you from choosing a rod and tying flies all the way through to staying dry with the right wardrobe and cooking up a delicious catch. You&rsquo;ll also find out how you can get by with just 20 flies, a half dozen casts, and three knots. And, if you want to plunge deeper into the sport, he suggests some bucket-list destination rivers and streams to keep you agreeably hooked and learning for life&mdash;proving that the father of fishing writers Izaak Walton was right when, three centuries ago, he said: &ldquo;No life is so pleasant and happy as that of a well-governed angler.&rdquo;</p> <ul> <li>Study your quarry&mdash;from rainbow trout to fashionable &ldquo;glamour&rdquo; fish</li> <li>Get the best rod, reel, and gear for success&mdash;including the smartest tech</li> <li>Know where to fish (land or sea) and how to read the water</li> <li>Follow visual examples to sharpen your casting</li> </ul> <p>Whatever your fly-fishing aims or skill level, the proven advice and 150+ illustrations in this friendly guide are your path to a lifetime of happy and productive trips: Don&rsquo;t let it be the one that got away!</p>

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Fishing For Dummies

Published 10-06-2020

<p><b>The&nbsp;complete&nbsp;fisherman&rsquo;s friend&nbsp;&nbsp;</b></p> <p>The fully updated&nbsp;<i>Fishing&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies, 3rd&nbsp;Edition</i>,&nbsp;experienced&nbsp;angler and fishing writer&nbsp;Greg Schwipps shows that while none of us is born to angling, we can all achieve it&mdash;and become great at it.&nbsp;Whether you love fishing for fun or sport, this hands-on friendly guide has everything you need to make sure that there need never be such a thing as &ldquo;the one that got away!&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>From trout to carp,&nbsp;catfish to bonefish,&nbsp;freshwater to saltwater,&nbsp;the easy-to-follow pictures and tips help you recognize and deal with what you&rsquo;ll meet in the murky deep. You&rsquo;ll also find out about the&nbsp;best&nbsp;times and the right spots&nbsp;to cast your line, as well as the right gear&mdash;which&nbsp;in&nbsp;these&nbsp;hi-tech&nbsp;days includes GPS, apps, and sonar!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Gear up with the right rod and tackle&nbsp;</li> <li>Cast&nbsp;and bait&nbsp;effectively&nbsp;</li> <li>Gut and clean your catch&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Get&nbsp;hooked on&nbsp;new&nbsp;trends&mdash;kayak fishing!&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whatever&nbsp;your line&mdash;a quiet afternoon at the local creek,&nbsp;or a&nbsp;punishing&nbsp;morning&rsquo;s whitewater kayaking followed&nbsp;by&nbsp;fishing&nbsp;the lonesome wild&mdash;<i>Fishing For Dummies&nbsp;</i>has you covered.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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