The Orvis Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets: A Detailed, Streamside Field Guide To Leader Construction, Fly-Fishing Knots, Tippets and More

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Author: Rosenbauer, Tom

Brand: Lyons Press

Edition: Illustrated

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 168

Details: Product Description Every fly fisher knows how crucial leader construction and knot tying are. But with continual changes in line technology, what served as effective leader and tippet connections a decade ago might not be optimal now. By updating the original Orvis Streamside Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets, this handy take-along book addresses the technical issues surrounding leaders and connections in relation to state-of-the-art line materials and types, and details the best overall knots for fly-line connections. Staying connected to the fish just got easier! From the Back Cover When you look at all those photographs on fly-fishing websites of happy anglers holding up excellent fish, you know one thing for sure: the knots didn't break. Maybe the fly selection was a little off, and the rod handling a little rough, but the leader and tippet held. The catch of your lifetime could hinge on a single blood knot. That's where this book comes in. With its numerous, easy-to-follow diagrams, The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets offers proper instruction for: • Tying correctly the most useful and effective knots in fly fishing• Constructing strong leaders that cast smoothly• Understanding knot and tippet breaking strength• Selecting tippets for various fish species and flies, including the newest fluorocarbons Take this book with you―it's meant to travel, and you'll have the instruction you need with you on the water. When you know that you tie knots and leaders that hold, you can fish confidently. About the Author Tom Rosenbauer has been a fly fisher for four decades, and was tying flies commercially at age fourteen. He is the author of numerous books, as well as countless articles for American Angler, Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, and other periodicals. He is a marketing manager with the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, and lives in nearby Pawlet.

Release Date: 01-04-2018

Package Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.5 x 0.4 inches

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback