Reading Trout Streams

A complete guide to where trout live and feed, with which a fisherman will be able to predict where trout will be, so he can cast with confidence.

Reading Trout Streams

A complete guide to where trout live and feed, with which a fisherman will be able to predict where trout will be, so he can cast with confidence.

The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams

The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams is a complete guide to where trout live and feed in a stream.

The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams

The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams is a complete guide to where trout live and feed in a stream. Graced with dozens of helpful schematic drawings by Jim Sulham and more than seventy-five revealing photographs, this book will give all trout fishermen a more coherent understanding of the waters they fish.

The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing

A guide to fishing small trout streams offers tips on finding small streams, reading the water, fly selection and special tackle, and small stream casting.

The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing

A guide to fishing small trout streams offers tips on finding small streams, reading the water, fly selection and special tackle, and small stream casting.

The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing

With tips on fresh- and saltwater fly fishing and tying flies, this book will help readers become the best flyfishermen they can be.

The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing

In this compendium of fly fishing from three of the most respected names in the sport, Tom Rosenbauer, David Klausmeyer, and Conway X. Bowman share all of their most successful fly-fishing secrets. With tips on fresh- and saltwater fly fishing and tying flies, this book will help readers become the best flyfishermen they can be. The chapters discuss a wide range of fly-fishing topics, including: Choosing the right equipment, such as rods, reels, fly lines, and waders Casting under different conditions How to find and catch trout Which tides are best for saltwater fly fishing Essential items to pack for a saltwater fly-fishing trip How to prepare for emergency situations Taking care of your tackle Selecting the right materials for tying flies Tying dry flies that ride higher and float longer And much more Never has there been a more comprehensive guide to the fulfilling sport of fly fishing. To catch that trophy you’ve been waiting for, The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing is the perfect companion on your next fly-fishing adventure. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

ORVIS POCKET GT DRYFLY FISHING A

Illustrated with color photographs and superb drawings by Rod Walinchus, this pocket guide will prove indispensable for beginners and experts alike.

ORVIS POCKET GT DRYFLY FISHING  A

This handy reference and guidebook covers the essential elements of this most exciting form of fly fishing, including tips on how to select the right dry fly for the situation, the best types of water and the best times of day to fish dries, identifying riseforms and what the fish are eating, special leaders and the right rod and line, and ways to present the fly to make it look natural. Also included are valuable tips on how to approach a rising fish without spooking it, and how to cast the fly on fast, slow, or still water to obtain the best results. Whether you are fishing the water for unseen trout or for rising selective feeders, this pocket reference book should always be in your tackle bag or vest. Illustrated with color photographs and superb drawings by Rod Walinchus, this pocket guide will prove indispensable for beginners and experts alike.

Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Completely Revised and Updated with Over 400 New Color Photos and Illustrations

Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; essential knots and how to tie them properly; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and information on the best tackle, ...

Orvis Fly Fishing Guide  Completely Revised and Updated with Over 400 New Color Photos and Illustrations

Now for the first time in full color, The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide appears in a revised edition that solidifies its place as the flagship title of the Orvis brand. A best-selling, fully illustrated, and comprehensive book, this large-format volume has been required reading for every angler for the past two decades. Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and the select tackle, flies, and methods for pursuing every major gamefish in fresh and salt water, from bass to bonefish, tarpon to trout.

The Orvis Guide to Stillwater Trout Fishing

This book examines the stillwater fly fisher's kit bag, expectations, and offers an introduction to the diverse stillwater food sources.

The Orvis Guide to Stillwater Trout Fishing

Lakes are one of the most challenging opportunities available to today's fly fisher. Stillwaters offer a long active season with numerous hatches and presentation challenges. Fish grow big and fat and many fishers find this appeal hard to resist. But the transfer from rivers and streams is often difficult, especially if a prolonged trial-and-error approach is adopted. This book examines the stillwater fly fisher's kit bag, expectations, and offers an introduction to the diverse stillwater food sources. The Orvis Guide to Stillwater Trout Fishing explains everything the aspiring stillwater fly fisher needs to be successful and build a sound foundation that will last through a lifetime plying stillwaters.

The Orvis Guide to Prospecting for Trout

Written for both the novice and the seasoned angler, "Prospecting for Trout" gives expert advice on how to fish with dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, and streamers. Includes detailed illustrations and photos throughout.

The Orvis Guide to Prospecting for Trout

Written for both the novice and the seasoned angler, "Prospecting for Trout" gives expert advice on how to fish with dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, and streamers. Includes detailed illustrations and photos throughout.

The Orvis Pocket Guide to Nymphing Techniques

An essential handbook that will help all fly fishers to achieve greater success.

The Orvis Pocket Guide to Nymphing Techniques

An essential handbook that will help all fly fishers to achieve greater success.

Orvis Pocket Guide to Dry Fly Fishing

This ultimate guide to fishing the dry fly includes all of the vital information you will need to catch trout on the surface.

Orvis Pocket Guide to Dry Fly Fishing

This handy reference and guidebook covers the essential elements of this most exciting form of fly fishing, including tips on how to select the right dry fly for the situation, the best types of water and the best times of day to fish dries, identifying riseforms and what the fish are eating, special leaders and the right rod and line, and ways to present the fly to make it look natural. Also included are valuable tips on how to approach a rising fish without spooking it, and how to cast the fly on fast, slow, or still water to obtain the best results. Whether you are fishing the water for unseen trout or for rising selective feeders, this pocket reference book should always be in your tackle bag or vest. Illustrated with color photographs and superb drawings by Rod Walinchus, this pocket guide will prove indispensable for beginners and experts alike.

Prospecting for Trout

Explores trout behavior and trout fishing basics, including how to approach a fish in a stream, how to handle a long fly rod, and when to use a variety of flies

Prospecting for Trout

Explores trout behavior and trout fishing basics, including how to approach a fish in a stream, how to handle a long fly rod, and when to use a variety of flies

The Orvis Guide to Leaders Knots and Tippets

Maybe the fly selection was a little off, and the rod handling a little rough, but the leader and tippet held. The catch of your lifetime could hinge on a single blood knot. That's where this book comes in.

The Orvis Guide to Leaders  Knots  and Tippets

Every fly fisher knows how crucial leader construction and knot tying are. But with continual changes in line technology, what served as effective leader and tippet connections a decade ago might not be optimal now. By updating the original Orvis Streamside Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets, this handy take-along book addresses the technical issues surrounding leaders and connections in relation to state-of-the-art line materials and types, and details the best overall knots for fly-line connections. Staying connected to the fish just got easier!

The Orvis Guide to Hatch Strategies

This unique book teaches fly fishers enough entomology to be successful, and instead of focusing on insect identification, it stresses learning how to approach trout, how to find where they feed, and how to present the fly so it is accepted ...

The Orvis Guide to Hatch Strategies

The definitive and comprehensive guide to strategies for fishing insect hatches on trout streams throughout the world. One of the most studied yet intimidating aspects of fly fishing for trout is an understanding of insect hatches. This unique book teaches fly fishers enough entomology to be successful, and instead of focusing on insect identification, it stresses learning how to approach trout, how to find where they feed, and how to present the fly so it is accepted as natural food without hesitation. It helps fly fishers catch more fish on dry flies, streamers, and nymphs, and teaches the angler more about trout than the life history of insects. Chapters include a basic overview of entomology, how trout feed, how currents affect trout, how to read the water, and how to predict hatches and find trout feeding on them. There is also a selection of flies that will imitate a myriad of insects to fool fish no matter what species they are feeding on. In addition, The Orvis Guide to Hatch Strategies debunks common myths and stresses that fly fishing for trout during hatches is enjoyable and intellectually stimulating--not a chore.

The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Terrestrials

The essential information in The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Terrestrials expands the trout angler's fishing opportunities, and includes: - How to identify the major terrestrial insect species and know when to fish them - Choosing the right ...

The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Terrestrials

Grasshoppers, crickets, and other “non-aquatic” bugs make up an important part of a trout's diet, especially in dry times in late summer, and between major hatches of mayflies and caddisflies. Trout keyed in on terrestrials offer explosive top-water action that's as good as or even better than traditional dry-fly fishing. This new, original Orvis title helps the angler identify these insect species at streamside, and match them to artificial patterns. The results could be some of the most exciting fishing a fly caster might do all year.

The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide

Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and the select tackle, flies, and methods for pursuing every major gamefish in ...

The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide

Now for the first time in ten years, The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide appears in a revised edition that solidifies its place as the flagship title of the Orvis brand. A best-selling, fully illustrated, and comprehensive book, this large-format volume has been required reading for every angler for nearly three decades. Included here are instructions for tackle selection; casting and presentation; flies and their specific uses; successful techniques on stream, pond, or ocean; and the select tackle, flies, and methods for pursuing every major gamefish in fresh and salt water, from bass to bonefish, tarpon to trout.

Orvis Guide to Family Friendly Fly Fishing

“Lively, comprehensive, and well-written, packed with fly-fishing tips and
essential fundamentals that go well beyond the ... including The Orvis Fly-Fishing
Guide; The Orvis Fly-Tying Manual; and The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout
Streams.

Orvis Guide to Family Friendly Fly Fishing

The Orvis Book of Family Friendly Fly Fishing Like all sports, the fun of fly-fishing lies in sharing the experience and in spending time with those closest to you. And yet for a father unsure how to connect with his bored, PlayStation-dazed kids, for a beginning fisherman who doesn’t want to learn casting techniques by himself, for a mother who would love to show her children the outdoors but isn’t quite sure how to begin, it can be a frustrating and intimidating business. From one of the most trusted brands in the industry, and from one of the sport’s most esteemed authors, The Orvis Guide to Family-Friendly Fly-Fishing by Tom Rosenbauer will take the mystery out of sharing the experience. Rosenbauer provides instructional guidance, discusses the nuts and bolts of casting, fly choice, and technique, and opens the lens to discuss family-friendly destinations, gear, schools, safety, and more. Rosenbauer brings his expertise to bear on perhaps the most essential skill set of all—introducing the people closest to you to your beloved sport. Tom Rosenbauer, host of the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcasts, has been with the Orvis Company over 30 years. Rosenbauer is Fly Rod & Reel magazine's 2011 Angler of the Year and author of The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, one of the best-selling fly-fishing books ever.

The Orvis Streamside Guide to Approach and Presentation

I know how to cast, I know my knots, and I can tell a dry from a wet fly. What next? This pocket guide shows the fly fisher where to cast, why, and what kind of fly to use. It can be studied prior to a fishing trip or used in the water.

The Orvis Streamside Guide to Approach and Presentation

I know how to cast, I know my knots, and I can tell a dry from a wet fly. What next? This pocket guide shows the fly fisher where to cast, why, and what kind of fly to use. It can be studied prior to a fishing trip or used in the water. Streamers, nymphs, wets, and dry flies are detailed with diagrams and color photographs. The book is organized by water types, and once you identify what kind of water you are facing—riffles, runs, pocket water, or deep slow water—you can then decide what kind of fly to use, what leader is appropriate, and how to present the fly. Chapters cover topics such as: How to enter a pool Angle and attitude of approach Midstream rocks Head, middle, and tail of a pool Riffles and runs Etiquette And much more! No more days of returning without a catch. With the extensive experience and knowledge of author Tom Rosenbauer, you can use his no-nonsense tips to identify appropriate fly-fishing wet and dry flies, adapt to current water conditions, and cast with confidence.

The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations

In The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations, Rosenbauer explains how and when to use many types of trout foods, including aquatic insects, terrestrial insects, crustaceans, and more.

The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations

Every fly fisher would agree that knowing your mayflies from your stoneflies is strongly correlated with a successful day on the water. This knowledge is vital because, as author Tom Rosenbauer notes, trout are shy and careful and can be fussy about what they eat. In addition, they won’t hesitate to swim away and leave a meal if they feel threatened. In The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations, Rosenbauer explains how and when to use many types of trout foods, including aquatic insects, terrestrial insects, crustaceans, and more. Designed with both the novice and intermediate fly fisher in mind, Rosenbauer teaches readers how to: Ambush trout Identify types of insects Present trout food properly Observe what trout are eating Use imitation trout foods And more With The Orvis Streamside Guide to Trout Foods and Their Imitations at their sides, fly fishermen will be able to tell the difference between mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies, midges, and a variety of other insects. In addition, they will also know when to use real foods and when to rely on the imitations in their tackle boxes. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Fly Fishing for Trout

om Rosenbauer has been with the Orvis Company for forty years, and, while
there, has been a fishing-school instructor, copywriter, ... He has about twenty fly
fishing books in print, including The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide; Reading Trout
Streams; ...

Fly Fishing for Trout

Fly fishers often ask Tom Rosenbauer how they can take their angling to the next level, and in his latest book the Orvis manager, expert fly fisher, instructor, tier, and award-winning author sets out to help them do just that. With forty years in the business, Rosenbauer knows the information fly fishers need to step up their game—whatever the level. Tom answers the top questions asked by anglers looking to take the next step. He offers advice on casting and rigging techniques that are beyond the basic level taught in fly-fishing schools but are essential if you want to be more successful, and he includes QR codes to take you to videos of his teaching tips in action.

The Orvis Fly Tying Guide

This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies.

The Orvis Fly Tying Guide

This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies. All the important techniques are illustrated with color photographs, from starting the thread on the hook to whip finishing. The book lays the basic ground work by fully explaining simple tying techniques, and then progresses to detailed tying instructions for some of the most popular, modern patterns. How to choose and prepare the correct material, and all the necessary tying steps for each fly, are detailed in superb, large, color photographs. Even if you have no previous tying experience, you'll be able to tie dries, nymphs, streamers, saltwater offerings, and bass bugs after just a few sessions with this book. The tier is then advised how to progress to similar patterns using the same basic techniques. Also included is a huge reference of fly patterns--more than four hundred flies from the Orvis catalog are shown in full color, along with their tying recipes and proportions for each one. This book, calling on the Orvis Company's vast resources and teaching experience and written by an author whose name is synonymous with Orvis, is sure to become the bible for fly tyers of all skill levels.