“Fly Fishing for Carp – Techniques Developed and Used for Over 50 Years!” has been written, illustrated and laid out with the end goal of being my masterpiece. It is the best that could possibly be done to pull together decades of pursuit and knowledge in the most informative and enjoyable form.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOREWORD by Ben Moyer • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS • INTRODUCTION • LOCATION MAP
THE CARP – Common Carp • Goldfish and Koi • Grass Carp • Other Carp
EQUIPMENT – Rods • Reels • Line • Leaders • Nets and Gaffs • Polaroids • Miscellaneous Gear • Clothing
KNOTS – Surgeon’s End Loop • Perfection Loop • Uni Knot (to fly line) • Nail Knot • Doubled Uni Knot • Surgeon’s Knot • Uni Knot (to fly) • Loop-to-Loop • Turle Knot (Faler Style) • Fly Line to Leader Connection
THE FLIES – Favorite Fly Patterns • Barbless Hooks
WHERE TO GO – Crawford and Mercer Counties, Pennsylvania
SEASON & HOUR
ERIE EXTENSION CANAL
THE POWER OF CARP ON A FLY
The over 200 pages have full color throughout, with 203 photographs and 22 drawings.
Foreword by Ben Moyer. Drawings by noted outdoor artist George LaVanish.