Enter the world of fly fishing with adventuresome women as they cast to a seething mass of sockeye salmon heading for its spawning grounds, master the technique of placing a tiny dry fly in precisely the right spot to tempt a hungry Arctic grayling, watch thousand-pound brown bears dive for fish nearby, and much, much more. FLY FISHING WOMEN is a unique combination in a giftbook format of "how to" fly fishing techniques (including an illustrated section focusing on the author's favorite flies), stories about the women who learn to fish, and numerous photographs of Alaska's awesome fishing destinations and unique fish species.
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A Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal Award winner, Fly Fishing Women Explore Alaska introduces women to The Great Land and many of its fly fishing locations and treasures. Focused on six incredible sites, including both lakes and rivers, as well as on one particular species of fish in each place, the reader gets a comprehensive look at what fly fishing adventures in Alaska are really like. Each chapter contains stories that describe fly fishing techniques, flies, and the skills that bring success. Read about many other locations in the State at our web site, womensflyfishing.net.From the Back Cover:
Enter this fly fishing world with nationally known fly fisher, Cecilia "Pudge" Kleinkauf, as she guides adventuresome women going for salmon, trout, and other species at six of Alaska's best fly fishing destinations.
Kodiak Island-Targeting the acrobatic silver (coho) salmon, the fly fishers explore productive coastal rivers on the "Emerald Isle."
Talachulitna River-Pursuing the leopard trout, a fish of amazing beauty, women learn to fly fish on Alaska's first catch-and-release river.
Tangle Lakes:Mastering the art of placing a dry fly perfectly in the "feeding lane," the fly fishers catch eager Arctic grayling,
Brooks River-Fishing for sockeye salmon, the visitors keep a wary eye on thousand-pound brown bears pursuing the same objective.
Aniak River-Catching Alaska's exquisitely colored char, the anglers also savor an exceptional wilderness experience.
Float Tubing-Using personal watercraft for lake fishing, the women experience the fun of catching trout from their own "belly boat."
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Book Description Epicenter Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110972494405
Book Description Epicenter Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0972494405 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0545191