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Title:
Reading the water : a fly fisher's handbook for finding trout in all types of water
Author:
Hughes, Dave.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Harrisburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780811722636
Format :
Book

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Central Library SH687 .H76 1988 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

A comprehensive sourcebook for finding trout in all types of water. Covers stream structure, trout foods and effective flies for riffles, runs, pools, flats and other water types in small creeks, average trout streams and large trout rivers.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Chapter 1 The Needs of Troutp. 13
Chapter 2 Structure of a Streamp. 26
Chapter 3 Trout Foodsp. 37
Chapter 4 Trout Liesp. 45
Chapter 5 Reading Rifflesp. 52
Chapter 6 Finding Fish in Runsp. 77
Chapter 7 Anatomy of a Poolp. 109
Chapter 8 The Challenge of Fishing Flatsp. 136
Chapter 9 Probing Pocket Waterp. 154
Chapter 10 Trout Lies Along the Banksp. 166
Chapter 11 Special Techniques for Mountain Creeksp. 178
Chapter 12 Classic Freestone Trout Streamsp. 186
Chapter 13 Tackle and Tactics for Large Riversp. 192
Chapter 14 Meadow Streams and Spring Creeksp. 200
Chapter 15 Trout of the Tailwatersp. 207
Conclusionp. 215
Bibliographyp. 218
Indexp. 220

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