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If you want to learn how to fly fish, then get How to Fly Fish guide, which is written by a person with real-life experience in fly fishing.

How to Fly Fish is a beginner's guide to the sport of fly fishing. In it, you will find everything a new fly fisher should know about getting started in this rewarding, lifelong pastime.

You'll learn about:

  • Fish, mainly trout - their habits, favorite foods, secret hiding places and how to fool them with a tiny artificial fly
  • Equipment - from rods and reels to nets and waders, what to look for in good gear and what you need in a beginner's setup
  • Reading water - recognizing structure and current patterns that make for good fly fishing water; temperature, clarity and flow rates for optimal conditions
  • Insects - mayflies, caddis flies, stone flies, even grasshoppers; why the fish cannot resist them; selecting artificial flies to match the real thing
  • Casting - basic instruction on how to get the fly in the air and onto the water; we'll look at tempo and line management and provide a couple of expert tips
  • Hooking and playing a fish - what to do when you hook into a big, strong fish; techniques for working the rod and controlling the line
  • Landing and releasing fish - how to handle and remove the hook from a tired trout in as little time as possible, sending it back home alive and well
  • Hiring a guide - the benefits of spending a little cash for a lot of experience
  • Drift boats - the allure of fly fishing from a river craft designed to maximize your success on the water
  • Learning more - where to find the best tips and information on everything from history and conservation to tying your own flies

There's much more, including a section on putting together a perfect day of fly fishing on a classic river.

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very helpful

It was very informative. It has helped start me out on my fly fishing adventures in a very positive mindset.