By Lani Waller,Dave Hall,Ken Morrish

ISBN-10: 0811736601

ISBN-13: 9780811736602

ISBN-10: 0979346061

ISBN-13: 9780979346064

"Lani Waller has drawn on lengthy adventure and a deep love of steelhead to put in writing a ebook that few steelheaders should want to be without."--Thomas McGuane

"Lani Waller has a fondness for those appealing creatures that comes throughout on each web page. And Bob Hooten brings an intensive method of the science."--Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia

"Waller . . . sees, feels, and writes approximately [steelhead extra deeply and colorfully than anyone i do know. newbie or professional, you won't have the capacity to placed this e-book down till you've got learn each word."--Dave Whitlock

Steelhead legend Lani Waller covers the basic components of fishing for trophy steelhead with prose as attractive and fabulous because the fish themselves. The combination of how-to and why-to not just captures the essence of those elusive fish but additionally uncovers what it takes to continuously carry them at hand. Waller stocks his thoughts for swinging wets and waking dry flies, together with right strategy, presentation, and his favourite fly styles, either vintage and modern. Chapters on looking trophies, apparatus, casting, and conservation supply readers with a life's worthy of knowledge realized from his time at the water.

Waller brings alongside a few of his acquaintances to aid give a contribution to the publication. Steelhead professional Bob Hooton's bankruptcy on steelhead biology is a concise evaluation of the steelhead's existence cycle, biology, and behaviour; artist Dave corridor illustrates Waller's swinging recommendations; and photographer Ken Morrish's lovely photos catch the magic of the fish and the rivers they ascend every year.

This all-star forged of steelhead lovers has created a vintage publication that honors the fish in addition to those that chase them, no matter if within the Pacific Northwest of usa, the desert streams of British Columbia, or the masses of tributaries that run into the good Lakes.

About the Author

Lani Waller has pursued steelhead for over 4 many years and is taken into account one of many optimal specialists on trophy British Columbia steelhead. He was once inducted into the Fly Fishing corridor of reputation in 1997. He lives in Novato, California. Photographer Ken Morrish is leader working officer of Fly Water shuttle in Ashland, Oregon, and his images and writing is featured in different courses, together with Patagonia, open air, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod and Reel, and Northwest Fly Fishing.

“This is the hot "Holy Grail" of metal head fishing. Written and documented in a manner that each one fly fisherman will comprehend and relate to. Lani Waller is a smart tale teller and his existence reports on rivers cannot be changed. it is a passionate publication that actually tells you there's extra to fly-fishing then simply catching fish, benefit from the trip, deal with the species. “ --Robbie Bloom

"Here comes a special booklet approximately steelhead fly-fishing, written via a guy who has committed his lifestyles to that anadromous fish so specified to many people. Lani Waller isn't just an exceptional angler; he's additionally a good looking tale teller and poet. His phrases are actual; they floor certainly from a philosophy of existence that he has equipped through the years alongside the rivers of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, to call a couple of. lots of Lani's stories emerge from his many hours spent within the Skeena River basin, the Mecca of steelheading, and extra accurately at the Babine River, so pricey to him, and the place he virtually misplaced his life.

In this booklet, Lani is going via all attention-grabbing points of our activity: apparatus, take on, flies, innovations, and extra importantly the right way to learn the water and the way to give your fly to the fish. there's specially a really fascinating part approximately why a steelhead takes a fly. That is helping you realize why steelhead react like they do, makes you think that like one, and should tell you find out how to current your fly in keeping with the given situation." --Rinaldi Nils

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