“How can I take my fly fishing to the next level?” is a question Tom Rosenbauer is often asked and now expertly answers in Fly Fishing for Trout. With forty years in the business, this lifetime fly fisher and fly tier, well-known Orvis marketing manager, and award-winning author knows that fly fishing is a sport, a pastime, and a passion that demands constant learning and that fly fishers thrive on making discoveries, solving puzzles, and improving, all while they’re out there on the stream, enjoying the anticipation and thrill of taking a trout.
Whether you’re new to the sport with perhaps one season under your belt or have been fly fishing for a lot longer, whatever your level of experience, you know and appreciate that there’s always something more to learn. With Rosenbauer as guide, you’ll learn how to understand what’s going on in a trout’s world, what makes them feed or not, and how to feel and be more proficient at this addicting pastime.
- Answers top questions asked by anglers looking to take the next step, including what trout eat and why, what time of day is best to fish trout, and where to find the biggest fish
- Delivers advice on casting and rigging techniques that are beyond the basic level taught in fly-fishing schools but are essential if you want to be more successful
- Gives new cues on what to look for in the confusing array of currents in the river, how the game changes with the seasons, how to develop a philosophy of fly selection, and what to do when you first hit the river
- Provides hundreds of photos and videos of teaching tips in action
Softcover, 256 pages, with QR codes for videos
About the Author
Tom Rosenbauer has been a fly fisher for fifty years and was a commercial fly tier by age fourteen. He has fished extensively across North America and has also fished on Christmas Island, in the Bahamas, Belize, Kamchatka, Chile, and on the fabled English chalk streams. He has been with the Orvis Company for forty years, and while there, has been a fishing-school instructor, copywriter, public relations director, merchandise manager, and was editor of The Orvis News for ten years. He is currently marketing manager for Orvis Rod and Tackle.