Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon and Trout by Karl Weixlmann, provides a thorough collection of information, tips and techniques for any angler chasing the elusive salmonoid species of the Great Lakes. Karl's vast knowledge of steelhead, salmon and trout is based on over 20 years of fly fishing the Great Lakes tributaries along with over 10 years of guiding experience.
Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon and Trout provides an excellent overviews of fish species, fishing seasons and the Great Lakes tributary waters and how to fish them during the ever changing conditions. This book includes fly recipes and tying tips for 86 deadly Great Lakes fly patterns with detailed color photos and material lists. Karl explains what patterns to use and what conditions to use them in.
Detailed photo sequences of casting and fishing techniques are also included with sections on indicator and high-stick nymphing, swinging flies and how to fight fish once hooked. The detailed tackle section describes current fly tackle from rods and reels to lines, leaders and accessories.
Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon and Trout features a softbound cover and is 192 pages long. The book measures 7 1/4" wide by 9 1/8" high and includes 220 beautiful color photos and 20 b&w illustrations. Copyright 2009. This is a great book for novice anglers to seasoned anglers alike.
About the Author:
Karl Weixlmann is a contributing writer for the Erie Times News and has published articles in Fly Fisherman, Pennsylvania Angler and Outdoor Territory magazines. He is a full-time fly-fishing guide on the south shore of Lake Erie and lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.