Many people are intimidated by the subtleties of fly casting and the myriad of flies when fly fishing. Fly fishing requires knowledge about casting, fly selection, knot tying, reading the water and tactics. Basic Fly Fishing provides the reader with these essential facts and more. Chapters include rod, reel and fly selection; casting instructions with step-by-step photographs; six knots you need to know; and how to find trout, set the hook and play the fish. It also instructs you on the double haul cast used for catching bass and pike.
Lefty Kreh has been an outdoor write for more than 45 years and and was named Angler of the Year by Fly Rod and Reel magazine in 1997.