Moving Water

A Fly Fisher's Guide to Currents

Jason Randall



ISBN: 9780811739078


CATEGORY: Fly Fishing

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 224 pages

Moving Water is the most comprehensive book on how current affects fly fishing, the good and bad of drag, which casts and techniques to use when, and much more.

The book covers a variety of topics, including:

  • Nymph fishing and accounting for variations in current speed at different depths
  • How even small movements of water can change your fly's movement, and what to do about it
  • The effects of turbulence on water temperature and oxygen content
  • How mayflies, stoneflies, and midges are affected by the water in which they live
  • Trout's evolutionary and day-to-day responses to current
  • Fishing drop-offs, midstream obstructions, and sweepers

Meet the author Jason Randall

DR. JASON RANDALL’s feature articles appear regularly in American Angler, as well as Fly Fisherman, Eastern Fly Fishing, Northwest Fly Fishing, and many other outdoor magazines. He is a veterinarian certified in fish health and medicine and a member of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association and the Society for Freshwater Science. His three books published by Stackpole–Moving Water, Feeding Time, and Trout Sense–have received widespread acclaim among fly fishing experts. He lives in Woodstock, Illinois.

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