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The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide is the best-selling book for fly anglers!

Whether you're a soon-to-be fly fisher looking for the right book to get you started or you're reasonably proficient at the sport and need a refresher course on tying knots for saltwater or the latest info on how to care for your waders or how to fish a dry fly in tricky currents, this invaluable, best-selling guide is for you.

The latest, most up-to-date and trustworthy information on:

*tackle selection and care - rods, reels, lines, leaders and knots
*casting with instructive line drawings by Bob White
* hundreds of flies in full color, including 50 new patterns
*presentation, striking, playing and landing
*tactics for stream, stillwater and salt
*new techniques including Tenkara and Czech nymphing
* how to fish all the major gamefish, fresh and saltwater, including salmon and steelhead
*plus a new chapter on conservation, stream etiquette and giving back

About the Author

Tom Rosenbauer

Tom Rosenbauer has been a fly fisher for nearly five decades, and was tying flies commercially at age fourteen. He is the author of numerous books, as well as countless articles for American Angler, Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, Audubon, and other periodicals. He is a marketing manager at the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, and is the host of the popular podcast The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide Podcast, which has well over 10 million downloads to date. He is also the host of the TV show The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing and is a guest host on The new Fly Fisher TV show.Tom was named Fly Rod & Reel Magazine's Angler of the Year for 2011 and is known for his easy, engaging style and humility. He is popular for taking the arcane language of fly fishing and turning it into commonsense, succinct lessons. He lives on a trout stream in southern Vermont but fishes throughout North America on a regular basis. He has been to a number of exotic locations from Kamchatka to Patagonia but is just as happy fishing for trout, bass, carp, and pike in the United States and Canada, enjoying the wealth of public waters available to us.Tom does not write about it much, but he is a passionate and experienced saltwater fly rod angler. His favorites are bonefish, tarpon, striped bass, false albacore, and "any other member of the tuna family "from mackerel on up". He thinks permit are overrated.

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