Fly-Fishing for Pacific Salmon II is an omnibus that encompasses the growth of Pacific salmon fly-fishing generated by the authors' ground-breaking 1985 best-seller, Fly-Fishing for Pacific Salmon. Completely rewritten, Fly-Fishing for Pacific Salmon II incorporates the knowledge of many respected people throughout the Pacific salmon fly-fishing community: lodge owners, guides, members of sportfishing clubs, tackle manufacturers, biologists and technical experts; along with an elite group of legendary guides who have contributed so much to the sport.
Fly-Fishing for Pacific Salmon II includes an expanded history of the fishery; new full-color identification paintings of the five Pacific salmon species; additional photos of salmon feed; fishing in fresh and saltwater utilizing new techniques and tackle; and a chapter on fly patterns'classic and new'for use in fresh and saltwater, contributed by fly tiers along the Pacific coast from California to Alaska. There is also a brand-new chapter on the art of bucktailing.
Johnson and Ferguson are committed to stewardship of the Pacific salmon. Fly-Fishing for Pacific Salmon II will help you catch more salmon, but of greater significance is its focus on the critical need for environmental awareness and ethical harvest that will ensure the future of Pacific salmon.