Comprehensive guide explains effective approaches & presentations for steelhead & gives suggestions for fly patterns that will attract the most fish. A remarkably well-informed & immensely informative book. 292 Color photos, 36 B&W illus, 8.5x11 inches 240 pgs.
* Covers river knowledge, steelhead behavior, & effective presentation* New angling strategy for today’s steelhead fishing* Tips from successful guidesThis comprehensive guide explains effective approaches & presentations for steelhead & gives suggestions for fly patterns that will attract the most fish. It provides an in-depth look at steelhead behavior & carefully outlines techniques commonly used by fly-fishing guides. Larison presents a different way of approaching the river, a methodology that is more aptly suited to the habits & habitat of modern steelhead.WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING: “The Complete Steelheader is a remarkably well-informed & immensely informative book.” --Ted LeesonABOUT THE AUTHOR:John Larison was born & raised in the heart of Oregon’s steelhead country. A former guide & fly-fishing instructor, his writing has appeared in Gray’s Sporting Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, American Angler, Fly Fishing & Tying Journal, Salmon & Steelhead Journal, & Fly Fisherman--where he serves as the Northwest Field Editor. He lives with his wife, Ellie Rose, in the Willamette Valley.