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Reading Trout Water - techniques for fly fishermen
on February 18, 2013
Well, this guy is really knowledgable. Lot's of good info on where the fish are in terms of stream fishing for trout. But, the really disappointing part is this: while it goes un-said, all of the technique info is for fly fishing type equipment. If you can spool out downstream (as a spinning reel can't) you'll be ultimately disappointed by this book. Further, the author assumes you already get the point of fly fishing. I see it now, but, it took reading this book, attempting to use the techniques with a spinning reel, being unable to replicate the technique and them, you go, "OH, this is why to buy a fly casting set-up".
I had really hoped this was the book on reading trout water regardless of your fishing technique.
I would not start with this book. The auther should write another for part time fishing enthusiasts.