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Stripers on the Fly

Tabory, Lou

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ISBN 10: 1558216391 / ISBN 13: 9781558216396
Published by Globe Pequot Press, The, Guilford, CT, 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Stripers on the Fly

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The, Guilford, CT

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Jacobus, Dann (illustrator)

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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The most complete book ever written on fly fishing for striped bass supplies invaluable instruction for beginning striped-bass fishermen but also very advanced information for experts


Only the name Lou Tabory stands with Lefty Kreh's when it comes to imparting wisdom and inspiring trust in the complex and still relatively young arena of angling saltwater with flies. Tabory certainly understands the daunting challenge: "The first look at big water will unnerve most who have never fished the ocean." Not to worry. His patience, clarity, and breadth in Stripers on the Fly should have even unsettled novices eager to throw a line.

By devoting an entire volume to a single species, Tabory, one of saltwater fly-fishing's pioneers, gives himself the luxury of covering the small details that more general efforts are forced to overlook. In fly-fishing, it's not the devil so much that resides in the details as the fish themselves. Over the course of this invaluable instructional, Tabory wades from the basics to the advanced on striper habits and likely locations; equipment; understanding tides, weather, and the seasons; learning how to read and approach different kinds of water; how to cast in various conditions; what flies to use; and the nuances of hooking, fighting, and landing. Illustrations abound, none better than the insert of color photos of Tabory's favorite striper flies. "No other saltwater species offers the average fly angler such fishing opportunities so close to highly populated areas," Tabory assures. With Tabory as guide, anglers can turn these opportunities into successes. --Jeff Silverman

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