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Bass on the Fly - A. D. Livingston

Bass on the Fly

By: A. D. Livingston, Chris Armstrong (Illustrator), Nick Lyons (Foreword by)

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Published: 19th August 1994
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The majoriity of America's freshwater anglers fish for bass with spinning or casting rods and some kind of hardware, such as plugs, spinnerbaits or plastic worms. The author of this book proposes that, in many situations, the best way to take bass is with the fly rod. Despite fly fishing's reputation as an expensive, elitist sport, taking bass on the fly can be the least expensive way to go. An adequate rod, reel, line and flies can be bought for less than the cost of a summer's supply of spinning or casting lures. The simplified techniques can teach the reader to catch fish in just a few hours.

Forewordp. v
Prefacep. vi
Interludep. vii
Selecting Tackle and Gearp. 2
Rodsp. 4
Fly Reelsp. 14
Lines, Leaders, and Knotsp. 18
Bassboats and Fishing Aidsp. 31
Lures and How to Fish Themp. 42
Fishing on Topp. 44
Running Shallowp. 55
Going Downp. 64
Fishing in Heavy Coverp. 70
When and Where to Catch Bassp. 76
The Basses and Their Habitatsp. 78
Seasonal and Daily Variablesp. 88
Fishing Shorelines and Visible Coverp. 97
Fishing Open Waterp. 106
The Mechanics of Fly Fishingp. 112
Casting a Linep. 114
Getting Distance and Beating the Windp. 122
Fishing Streams and Tight Placesp. 130
Hooking and Playing Bassp. 138
Indexp. 146
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ISBN: 9780070381513
ISBN-10: 0070381518
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 19th August 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2