By Jay Nicholas,Rob Russell
Oregon Chinook Flies provides a photograph magazine that includes the favourite flies fished by way of 24 Oregon anglers, followed by means of be aware on each one angler’s heritage and statement pertaining to a few own element of Chinook flies or fly fishing. The ebook is equipped in 5 parts: 1) conjecture in regards to the evolution of salmon and steelhead flies in California and Oregon—including remark via Joe Sugura and Russell Chatham at the Comet; 2) a pattern of Chinook flies I amassed whereas fishing in 2003, 2004, and 2005; three) the fly portfolio of 24 salmon anglers; four) a evaluate of up to date Chinook flies, and five) Jack Harrell’s tale in regards to the Ramone Salmon Killer fly.
As a fisheries biologist for a few 4 a long time, I centred a lot of my expert ardour on Chinook salmon. I had fished for trout, salmon and steelhead because the early Nineteen Sixties, yet in 2003 i found the problem and present of fly fishing for king salmon in estuaries and the lowermost reaches of Oregon coastal rivers.
In a observe, that skilled remodeled me. In a month, I offered all of my equipment and immersed myself into the tradition of Chinook fly fishing. greater than a decade later, I now self-identify as a salmon fisher, and king salmon dominate my each year fishing season, even if I nonetheless completely get pleasure from fishing for species like steelhead, sea-run cutthroat, and offshore species like black sea bass, lingcod, and albacore. This ebook is a magazine of the favourite Chinook flies tied through 24 Oregon salmon anglers, largely flies most suitable to the estuaries and lowermost reaches of Oregon coastal rivers. i am hoping you take pleasure in those photographs and every angler's remark up to i've got whereas engaged on this ebook. [Jay Nicholas, September 2015]
Justin Coupe acknowledged after examining a draft of this ebook: "I relatively loved the booklet and it introduced me again to the tradition of the salmon fly fisher that i used to be so embraced in through the making of the motion picture 'Rivers of the misplaced Coast.' The foreword is great and Rob Russell did an attractive task laying the scene and parameters of the e-book. nice paintings Jay, pleased somebody captured the background. you need to do a majority of these issues simply because nobody else is. i'm hoping we meet at the water quickly . . ."
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Oregon Chinook Flies: Real Fishing Flies Tied by 24 Salmon Anglers by Jay Nicholas,Rob Russell