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The Angler As Predator

Gary Alan Borger

208 pages
Tomorrow River Press
As successful fly fishers we need to play the role of the predator paying close attention to clothing approach angle walking and wading the tactics of casting and line handling the skills of setting the hook and fighting the fish and more. For the fly fisher knowledge translates to greater success. In this book you will find a broad-spectrum analysis of the various aspects of “predatory” angling. Understanding how the fish perceives its environment—and ours—as well as how we view the fish's home forms the basis for further detailed discussions of approach fly choice casting and more. You’ll also find an exploration of key predatory skills such as setting the hook and fighting and landing fish. and of course there are stories that bring personalized illumination to the process of fishing like a predator.