Fly Fishing for Bonefish by Dick Brown. A lot of good info Great book, bargain for the price! No brand of fly fishing challenges anglers more than stalking bonefish on tropical saltwater flats. Fly Fishing for Bonefish offers a definitive profile of this elusive fish and thoroughly dissects the skills needed to catch it. Brown shows how to find and see bonefish - how to spot feeding and mudding signs, the camouflage techniques the fish adopts, the effects of tide, temperature, and weather on where the fish will be and how it can be spotted. Then he gives helpful advice on how to fish cruising or tailing fish, which stripping techniques work best, how to set drag, and the most effective ways to strike and fight bonefish.
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He is one the foremost authorities on bonefish and author of Fly Fishing for Bonefish and Bonefish Fly Patterns, considered by many to be the bibles on this great game fish, and they have received high praise by reviewers. Recently, Lyons Press released a new edition of Fly Fishing for Bonefish featuring the latest discoveries in bonefish behavior and prey preferences as well as new angling techniques, strategy, equipment, and flies. Dick is also an innovative fly designer, tyer, and authority on bonefish patterns. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a joint B. The Global FlyFisher has been online since the mid's and has been free to access for everybody since day one — and will stay free for as long as I run it.
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Just as flies for other species suggest various food forms appropriate for attracting those quarry, so bonefish flies portray the creatures eaten by Albula vulpes. However fly patterns for this elusive species must accomplish a few other critical tasks besides just looking like dinner. Bonefish flies must enter the water noiselessly and sink quickly and cleanly to fish level. And, when you strip them, they must move enticingly, without snagging bottom.
This new and revised edition of Bonefish Fly Patterns is the most comprehensive collection of bonefish flies ever published, displaying fly designs from such world-class flats anglers and guides as. The book includes full-color photographs—one for each featured pattern, some published here for the first time. Each fly profile is listed with its creator's authentic recipe and tying tips.