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Fly Fishing Knots and Connections : Lefty's Little Library of Fly Fishing - Lefty Kreh

Fly Fishing Knots and Connections

Lefty's Little Library of Fly Fishing

Paperback Published: 1st July 2004
ISBN: 9781592283118
Number Of Pages: 128

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You've come to fish at the right time, selected the correct lure, made the perfect presentation, and the fish of your lifetime has taken your offering. Your chances for fighting and landing it are now as strong as the weakest link in the line between your reel and the fish. Is now the time to wonder whether the materials you selected and the knots you tied were the best choice for the conditions?
In Fly-Fishing Knots and Connections, legendary fly fisherman Lefty Kreh tells anglers everything they need to know about what may be the most crucial aspect of successful angling-the connections between the reel, backing, fly line, leader, and tippet. Lefty's years of painstaking research and testing pay off with hard and fast rules as he shows:
- The fundamentals of tying all knots
- The nine most important knots every angler should know
- How to connect fly to tippet, tippet to leader, leader to line, line to backing, and backing to
reel
- The finer points of shooting-head-type fly lines
- How to build leaders for freshwater and saltwater applications
- How to use "bite" or "shock" tippets
- How to tie droppers

Anglers of all skill levels will find Fly-Fishing Knots and Connections a compact, handy, and indispensable reference that they will consult over and over again.

Introductionp. 7
Glossaryp. 9
Tying the Nine Essential Knotsp. 13
Knot Tying Fundamentalsp. 13
The Nine Essential Knotsp. 19
Backing Tips and Tricksp. 59
Backing Tipsp. 59
Some Backing Tricksp. 64
Fly Line Connectionsp. 69
Connecting Backing to Fly Linep. 69
Connecting the Fly Line to the Leaderp. 70
Connections to Modify Fly Linesp. 82
Shooting Headsp. 89
A Word about Shooting Headsp. 89
Connecting Shooting Heads and Shooting Linesp. 92
Modifying Shooting Headsp. 96
Connections to Modify Leadersp. 103
The Basic Tapered Leaderp. 103
The Dry-Fly Leaderp. 106
Basic Saltwater and Freshwater Leader with Bite Tippetp. 110
Special Saltwater Leader with Bite Tippetp. 114
Connecting the Bite Leader to the Flyp. 115
Adding Droppers to the Leaderp. 120
Indexp. 124
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ISBN: 9781592283118
ISBN-10: 159228311X
Series: Lefty's Little Library of Fly Fishing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st July 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 12.7  x 0.91
Weight (kg): 0.01

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