Author / Maker
Title SERIOUS FLY FISHING With Survey Results.
Jacket Condition As New
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Spokane: Prvt. Prnt. by The Serious Fisherman. vii + 288 p. 1997
0965800504 / 9780965800501
Seller ID itRIvo2991
8vo illus. 1st Ed.-This book will not warm the cockles of the average fly shop's hearts; Waite polled over 800 fly fisherman not asssociated with the business with a 124-question, 8-page questionaire; his return was over 31%. Pollees selected from a pool of experienced fly fisherman [26 years flyfishing, 6,665 years total; 57 days/year]; chapters on fly-fishing economy; leaders, fly lines, fly rods, rod-line balance, fly reels, knots, hooks, flies, casting, flyfishing; Survey questions and responses. Among the results: Maxima the best leader material; double taper lines best for trout fishing; most rods are too stiff for good fishing; most rods are underlined. A refreshing read. [Cat. 31-292 & 67-788.] New DJ.