Maps out the meccas of the flyfishing world, including natural history, anecdotes, & fish tales about each site. Includes many of the "next big things": fishing in San Diego for mako sharks; sight-casting in Bolivia for golden dorado; flats-style striper fishing in Maine's Casco Bay; nocturnal seat trout angling in Wales; & fishing for giant mahseer in the Himalayan foothills of India. Provides adventurous anglers with enough travel-&-tackle info so that you, too, can start planning excursions to go fish around the globe. 40 full-color photos; 7x8 inches, 224 pgs.
Fifty More Places to Fly Fish Before You Die is the latest offering in the bestselling Fifty Places series. Chris Santella’s first book, Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, has more than 100,000 copies in print, and Santella—now a regular fly-fishing contributor to the New York Times and many angling periodicals—has finally returned to the subject that started it all.
Santella profiles 50 more first-class fly-fishing destinations around the world, as shared by top fishing-expedition leaders and journalists. This volume includes many of fly fishing’s “next big things”: fishing in San Diego for mako sharks; sight-casting in Bolivia for golden dorado; flats-style striper fishing in Maine’s Casco Bay; nocturnal sea trout angling in Wales; and fishing for giant mahseer in the Himalayan foothills of India. Gorgeous photography showcases the beauty of these destinations, and the “If You Go” section enables readers to embark on the fishing trips themselves.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Chris Santella regularly plies his local rivers in Portland, Oregon, where he lives with his wife & duaghter. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, and Fly Rod & Reel, among other publications.