Bob Sheedy's Lake Fly Fishing Strategies 

Table of Contents

Foreword … .............................................                     2

Getting things into perspective .........................         4

Why fish lakes? ........................................                  10

Lake Fly Fishing Equipment...............................           12

Rods ...................................................                           13

Reels ..................................................                           21

Fly lines ..............................................                          25

Waders .................................................                        37

Watercraft...............................................                     50

Boats ..................................................                           51

Canoes .................................................                         54

Float Tubes ............................................                      57

V-tubes ................................................                         62

U-tubes ................................................                        63

Pontoon boats ..........................................                     65

Sonar ..................................................                          70

Location.................................................                        74

Prospecting strategies .................................               74

Structures and strategies intro ...................             88

Structure ..............................................                       89

Cupules ................................................                         97

Sunken islands ........................................                     100

Shoals and reefs ......................................                    102

Riprap ................................................                          102

Rock spines and rock fields ...........................             103

Saddles ...............................................                          104

Drop-offs .............................................                       104

Inlets ................................................                           110

Channels ..............................................                         113

Food shelves ..........................................                      115

Shaded shorelines .....................................                  116

Foam lines and drift lanes ............................              117

Beaches ...............................................                         118

Lake Fly Fishing Strategies.............................            120

Strategies and presentations ..........................            121

What Shamu Eats.........................................                 139

Caddis flies ..........................................                       140

Backswimmers and water boatmen ........................      150

Craneflies ............................................                        155

Crayfish ..............................................                         159

Damselflies ...........................................                       168

Dragonflies ...........................................                       172

Giant water beetles ...................................                  180

Predacious diving beetles .............................               183

Leeches ...............................................                          186

Mayflies ..............................................                         193

Diptera ...............................................                         203

Forage Fish ...........................................                       215

Snails ................................................                           238

Glossary of terms.......................................                  241

Index...................................................                          249

CD-ROM – DVD Coupon Purchase .....................         254

Video Guide ...........................................                       255

 

Section Two

 

Introducing an incredible fishery … (All Color Section)

How to Build a Trout Fishery………………………                 1

From the Biologist’s View ……………………………                 5

Fly Fishing Pot Pourri ………………………………                    9

FLIPPR                    ………………………………….                 15

Fly Pattern Photos               ……………………………            22

Aquatic Insect – Color Photos …………………………            24

Big Fish and Color Section                                          26  

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