Fly Fishing the Arkansas:An Angler's Guide and Journal is a "must have" for the fly fisher interested in understanding the Arkansas in Southern Colorado. The author describes in detail the geographic areas of the river and how to access them. The chapter on Caddis and other aquatic insects not only defines the hatches, but gives great insight in how to fish them. The book also includes tying recipes for some of the author’s favorite patterns for the Arkansas. All in all, this book will make you a more successful fly fisher on this river and others like it.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Bill Edrington has lived on the Arkansas River in Canon City, Colorado since 1986 but has fished the river for over 30 years. He grew up in West Texas where he learned to fish Bass and Bluegill with a fly rod as well as the Trout of Northern New Mexico streams and lakes. He has written several articles on fishing Arkansas hatches as well as how to get started in fly fishing. His writing skills come from over 25 years of teaching criminology and sociology at the college level. Bill has been the proprietor of Royal Gorge Anglers, fly fishing shop and guide service, since 1990.