L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing

Book Description

The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing is an exciting full-color book for beginning and expert fly anglers alike. This book is divided into three essential parts--Fly Fishing, Fly Casting, and Fly Tying--and covers each with in-depth analysis in clear, easy-to-follow language. Learn about assembly of fly tackle; the biology of fish; natural fish foods and how to imitate them; safety techniques; the eleven habits of highly effective fly casters; the basic four-part cast; the roll cast; the basics of fly tying; types of flies; the top ten most popular and successful fly patterns; and much more. The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing is the perfect gift for seasoned anglers looking to improve their skills, novices picking up a fly rod for the first time, and for all those who have ever dreamed of trading in their suits for a pair of waders.

About Lord, Macauley

Macauley Lord has taught beginning and expert fly casters as head instructor at the L.L. Bean Fly-Fishing School. He is a member of the Board of Governers for Casting Instructor Certification at the Federation of Fly Fishers, and a former editor of The Loop, the quarterly journal for certified fly-casting instructors. He lives in Maine.



Dick Talleur has long been considered one of the most authoritative and genuinely effective fly-tying teachers in the world. He is the author of The Versatile Fly Tyer, Modern Fly-Tying Materials, Talleur's Basic Fly Tying and the L.L. Bean Fly Tying Handbook. Talleur currently writes a regular column for American Angler and Fly Tyer magazines. He now lives in North Carolina.


Dave Whitlock is one of America's most versatile fly fisher, fly tyer and teacher. He is the author of several books, including Dave Whitlock's Guide to Aquatic Trout Foods and the L.L. Bean Bass Flyfishing Handbook. He now lives in Oklahoma.