101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner
Interior Illustrations by Bob White
Skyhorse Publishing, 2011
192 Pages, Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 inches
Expert saltwater fly fisherman, Conway Bowman, offers advice and useful techniques for the beginner fisherman in The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing – ideal for the novice that wants to learn and perfect their skills. Written in conjunction with the prestigious Orvis Company, this all encompassing guide is meant to teach and guide fishermen that wish to begin their adventure of saltwater fly fishing and don’t know exactly how. Bowman answers questions ranging from what equipment is needed to how to identify saltwater fish to proven techniques to catch bigger and better fish.
This guide covers all the basics – from rods, reels, lines, and tippets to the actual art of identifying and catching fish to using the tides, moon, and weather in your favor – making it the key to fun and effective fishing. With hundreds of full color photographs to accompany Bowman’s nuggets of wisdom, The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing is the true companion for the outdoorsman that wants to catch top notch fish.
Conway Bowman is an expert fly fisherman and owner of Bowman Bluewater – where he guides for bluewater species on the fly, notably killer mako sharks. He has mastered extreme fly fishing in rivers, lakes, and seas. He is currently host of Dollar Wise Fly on Versus Network and co-hosted ESPN’s In Search of Flywater. Bowman also has been featured in national magazines including Field & Stream, Men’s Journal, and Wild On the Fly. He currently holds the IGFA world record for redfish caught on the fly and resides in San Diego, California.