Your Informative (and Entertaining ) Guide to Fly Fishing
Fly fishing is a wonderful way to catch fish, and it is much simpler than you might think. More and more people are using this thrilling technique to catch trout, bluegill, sailfish, and more. You can count yourself among them. It just takes the right equipment, a little bit of know-how, and some practice. If you've never tried because you heard it's "too hard," then you are missing out In Thrasher's Fly Fishing Guide, professional fly fisher Susan Thrasher provides an all-in-one resource to get you on the water and fly fishing with success.
Inside You'll Find:
Introduction to the basics, including terminology and equipment
Discussion of various methods, from dry fly fishing to Euro nymphing
Personal stories and anecdotes to entertain and encourage
Advanced tips, such as fly fishing from a kayak and understanding various fly line designs
Recommendations on lodging, guides, and nearby activities for destination trips
Whether you've never hooked a fish or have spent your whole life casting a fly to that elusive brown trout, you'll enjoy Thrasher's engaging writing style, and you'll appreciate her step-by-step approach that can take you from "never tried" to "let's go again tomorrow
About the Author
Susan Thrasher started fishing at a young age with her dad in East Tennessee and has been passionate about the outdoors all her life. In 2004, she started Southern Brookies Fly Fishing, a guide service and instructional school based in Nashville, Tennessee. She left a successful engineering career in 2015 to venture into the business full time. Her passion for fly fishing led her to serve as the cofounder of the Music City Fly Girls, a women's fly fishing club, and to serve as the Middle Tennessee retreat leader for Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization focused on breast cancer survivors and the healing nature of fly fishing. Susan credits most of her teaching success with experience gained as an instructor at the Joan Wulff School of Fly Fishing, where she has been on staff for the past 15 years. She currently lives in East Nashville, Tennessee, just a short drive from her beloved Caney Fork River.