This book has it all: covers how tailwaters work—how cold waters released from a dam affect the water, the aquatic life, & the fish. 70 B&W illus & 228 color photos 8.5x11 inches, 208 pgs.
Tailwaters provide extraordinary year-round fishing, but you have to know how to fish them. The author covers how tailwaters work—how cold waters released from a dam affect the water, the aquatic life, and the fish. This book has it all: the hatches, the best imitation flies to use in every circumstance, nymphing and dry-fly tactics, all illustrated with drawings by artist Dave Hall and more than 200 color photographs.
• Time-tested strategies for fishing tailwaters
• Matching the hatch season by season
• The flies and knots for success
• Including contributions by regional experts
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
“No one brings more knowledge or passion to an examination of tailwater trout fishing than Pat Dorsey.” — Charlie Meyers, Denver Post
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Pat Dorsey is a fly-fishing guide on the South Platte and other world-class tailwaters. He is author of A Fly Fishing Guide to the South Platte River. He is co-owner of the Blue Quill Angler in Evergreen, Colorado, and is the Southwest field editor for Fly Fisherman magazine. He lives in Colorado.