We just took delivery of our new book California Winter Steelhead – Life History and Fly Fishing and are in the process of processing pre-orders. This is a full-color hardback limited edition book, each numbered and signed by the author. The book includes an inspirational Foreword and photographs by writer and steelhead angler Jeff Bright (www.jeffbright.com). In addition, beautiful photos by Northern California fly fishing guides Drew Griffith and Jason Hartwick are found throughout the book. Additional historical and scenic photos provide a unique look into California’s rich steelhead fishing history.
The book includes over 300 pages describing the historical and current status of California rivers and creeks from the North Coast to the Southern Coast including the Great Central Valley. Chapters cover insightful information on the history of California steelhead fly fishing gleamed from early manuscripts, reports and newspapers. Included is information on historical and current steelhead run sizes and river streamflow graphs. The book also covers winter steelhead fly fishing equipment including rods, reels, fly lines and leaders, casting and fly presentation. One chapter details the history and current status of California steelhead conservation from its beginnings in the 1800’s. The book finishes with color plates of over 100 winter steelhead flies.
You can order your copy now at www.dennisplee.com
California residents pay sales tax but shipping via USPS to Continental USA USPS address’ is free.
Dennis P. Lee