Fly fishing: an alluring balance between nature and sport. From those who claim wading and waiting in the water as a practiced pastime to curious minds yet to cast a line, The Fly Fisher exhibits a world of sparkling waters, soaring lines, and gear essentials. Profiles of flyfishing legends and members of a fresh new generation of enthusiasts provide a comprehensive and unparalleled overview. Exclusive illustrations of fish species, images of self-tied flies, and advice on learning the basics of casting and reading the water are presented alongside vibrant imagery of various locations from the spring creeks of Montana, USA, to the rugged remoteness of Patagonia, Chile. The Fly Fisher celebrates how this rapidly growing outdoor activity creates both a sense of sport and sense of spirit.