If you have ever fished in still water and wondered what fishing the currents of rivers and surf would be like, or if you’ve never fished at all but want to start surf or wade fishing, then Fly-Fishing the Surf is for you. Experienced fly-fisherman Angelo Peluso reveals his secrets for navigating the surf, reading the water, and catching stripers in any situation.
Fly-Fishing the Surf is a comprehensive and essential volume dedicated to surf and wade fishing along the entirety of the East Coast, from the rugged Maine coastline to Florida’s tropical flats. This book opens up the prolific world of fly-fishing the surf to seasoned and aspiring anglers and demonstrates the enormous promise this form of angling can offer anglers of all skill levels.
A wealth of content, photographs, and images help to explore the waters of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic states, and the southeast as the book guides anglers to discover a veritable gold mine of game fish and fly-fishing opportunities. Fly-Fishing the Surf covers all aspects of tackle, techniques, strategies, game fish and baitfish, flies, and destinations. It will become an invaluable addition to your arsenal of fly-fishing tackle and gear.
Angelo Peluso has fly-fished along the entire East Coast of the United States, as well as other destinations throughout the United States, the Yucatan, Bahamas, and Canada. He is a frequent contributor to many local, regional, and national magazines and writes a weekly fishing and outdoors column. His four most recent books, Saltwater Flies of the Northeast, Fly Fishing Long Island, Saltwater Flies of the Southeast and Gulf Coast, and Fly Fishing the Surf, have received national acclaim. He is an active member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and has written for Field & Stream, Fly Rod and Reel, and American Angler. He lives in Port Jefferson, New York.