Fly Fishing By The Book: Words of wisdom from a long-time professional guide and talented angler…but most of all like getting advice from a salty, old, cherished uncle.
How great would be to actually look inside the mind of a fly fishing guide who has dedicated his life to the sport with the gusto of a true adventurer and the discipline of a well-trained soldier?
This book contains fly fishing tips gained over years both on and off the water. Between the covers of this book, you will learn both traditional and nontraditional methods…some are time tested by great anglers through the ages and others known only to the author himself. Whether you are a beginner of or an advanced angler; this book includes many tips gained on the water with both clients and friends, or by diligent study of the masters of times gone by. Personal stories are included that will make you laugh out loud and see that even the best anglers can have a challenging day. Prepare to be enlightened and entertained. Russ Cress' favorite phrase wraps it up perfectly when he often says, "Tight Lines and light winds, remember wrinkles only go where the smiles have been."
Who should buy this book?
•Anyone with an interest in the outdoors and a desire to learn more about fly fishing.
•Fly fishers who wish to gain a greater knowledge of the sport and possibly pick up a few tips that may increase their catch.
•Beginning fly fishers willing to learn from an angler who has paid his dues and learned from some of the best himself.
•Best friends and family members looking for a great gift for their outdoors oriented loved one.
•Any person who may have even the most remote desire to pick up fly fishing in the future.
Why this book over all others in this field?
•Many great books have been written on this subject, but few from the direct perspective of someone with the skills and background of Russ Cress.
•Reading the advice given by Russ in this book is like sitting at the feet of a trusted Uncle you admire and trust.
•Because seldom are you able to get so much data on the subject of fly fishing at such a value price.
•Great leaders are almost always lifelong learners and recognize picking up just one good idea from any book is often worth many times the price. This book offers great value for the price.