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FLY FISHING - A Trailside Guide

Merwin, John

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ISBN 10: 0393314766 / ISBN 13: 9780393314762
Published by W. W. Norton and Company, New York, 1996
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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192 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. The Chapters are: Why Fly Fishing; In Dust We Trust; Rods Reels and Lines; Accessories; Fly Casting; Waders and Wading; The Trouble with Knots; Fly Fishing for Trout; Fly Fishing for Bass; Panfishes and Pikes; Saltwater North; Saltwater South; Fly Tying; and Favorite Flies; followed by an index. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 202490

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Title: FLY FISHING - A Trailside Guide

Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paperback

Illustrator: Ron Hildebrand;

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Smart, instructive, and beautifully designed, every book in the Trailside Guide series contains the essential information readers need to master outdoor activities and have fun in the process.

Norton proudly reissues these best-selling guides with fully revised "Sources & Resources" sections (including where to find the Web sites, gear, services, books, clubs, and organizations that make for foolproof outings); updates to reflect the latest in gear technology, wilderness medicine, and first aid; and advances in techniques. You can take it with you: Trailside Guides are designed to be used on the trail. Their handy size makes them easy to take along on outdoor adventures. Picture this: Trailside Guides show you how it's done. Each book has more than 100 color photographs and dozens of informative, full-color technical illustrations you'll refer to again and again. Buying Guide: Each Guide has all the information readers need to make informed decisions about what gear is available, and what they should buy. Step-by-step: Tutorials take readers through every aspect of a given outdoor activity. Each Guide covers planning and preparing for a trip, getting in shape, technique, safety, and first-aid tips, and how to have more fun along the way! Easy to use: Trailside Guides provide information quickly. Every book contains detailed illustrations, information-packed sidebars, and a complete index and bibliography. Technique tips: Any physical activity is more fun when it's done right. Trailside Guides are written by experts and contain lucid explanations that help the reader quickly achieve proficiency. It's a big world out there. Get into it with the Trailside Guides. Color photographs and drawings throughout


Colorfully illustrated with good how-to directions and art, the books--which have durable plastic covers and water-resistant pages--cut to the chase of a given activity. The fly-fishing manual, for instance, is one of the best guides to be written in years. -- New Star-Ledger, 6 December 1998

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