A comprehensive guide for the Sierra, the most popular region for fly anglers in California. New version details when, where, and how to fish the hundreds of rivers, creeks, and lakes in the Golden State. History, geological background, beautiful photos, and humor. Latest details on the lower Owens River and the lower Yuba River.
From Lake Almanor's exciting hex hatch in the north to the lovely golden trout of Monache Meadows in the south, Fly Fishing the Sierra Nevada describes when, where and how to fish California's premier mountain range. Detailed maps and directions chart the way to hundreds of rivers, creeks and lakes that offer some of the best fishing in the state. No matter where you go, you'll know what flies to use and be privy to angling secrets that result from years of fishing the region. Toss in some history, geological background and a bit of humor, and the result is a book that will be on the must-have list of every trout angler who fishes California. Spectacular photos by award-winning photographer Rick E. Martin.
About the Author
Bill Sunderland has fly fished since he learned the sport from his father in Idaho 60 years ago. He's been a journalist and writer almost that long, working as a foreign correspondent, political writer, editor, and newspaper owner/publisher before concentrating his writing on fishing. Bill is also co-author of California Blue Ribbon Trout Streams (published by Frank Amato Publications) and writes regularly for a number of fly-fishing magazines. In addition, he is a contributing editor to California Fly Fisher magazine.