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The Rise: Streamside Observations on Trout, Flies And Fly Fishing

Schullery, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0811701824 / ISBN 13: 9780811701822
Published by Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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208 pp. A spectacular book that is destined to become a classic! This book distills five centuries' worth of angling lore and wisdom about trout feeding behavior Photographic sequences shows in detail how trout take a fly An examination of flies includes the importance of wings and what they are made of, hooks, soft-hackled flies, and skipping, dapping, and dry-fly techniques Even after centuries of observation, anglers are still trying to solve the mysteries of that magical instant when a trout takes a fly. The Rise, based on recent scientific research into trout feeding behavior and the author's extraordinary photographic studies, provides many new clues. With unprecedented photographic clarity, Schullery reveals the subtleties of the trout's feeding behavior, analyzes the riseforms that puzzle us, and offers startling and reassuring insights into the lessons of rejection. Schullery challenges modern "common knowledge"; reconsiders neglected flies, ideas, and tactics; and faces some of fly fishing's toughest questions with wit, patience, and the happy conviction that the questions are more important than the answers anyway. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 100102

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Title: The Rise: Streamside Observations on Trout, ...

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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  • Distills five centuries' worth of angling lore and wisdom about trout feeding behavior
  • Photographic sequence shows in detail how trout take a fly
  • Examination of flies includes the importance of wings and what they are made of, hooks, soft-hackled flies, and skipping, dapping, and dry-fly techniques

    Even after centuries of observation, anglers are still trying to solve the mysteries of that magical instant when a trout takes a fly. The Rise, based on recent scientific research into trout feeding behavior and the author's extraordinary photographic studies, provides many new clues.

    With unprecedented photographic clarity, Schullery reveals the subtleties of the trout's feeding behavior, analyzes the riseforms that puzzle us, and offers startling and reassuring insights into the lessons of rejection. Schullery challenges modern "common knowledge"; reconsiders neglected flies, ideas, and tactics; and faces some of fly fishing's toughest questions with wit, patience, and the happy conviction that the questions are more important than the answers anyway.

  • Learn more at author Paul Schullery's website.

    About the Author:

    Paul Schullery, an honored naturalist who Trout magazine hails as our preeminent angling historian, lives in Bozeman, Montana.

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