Snook on a Fly
Tackle, Tactics, and Tips for Catching the Great Saltwater Gamefish
With their voracious feeding habits and spectacular aerial antics, snook may be saltwater fly fishing's most exciting gamefish. These elegant creatures can be elusive, but once they're hooked, they strike hard, run far, and jump high. In Snook on a Fly, Zeigler introduces the thrills of fly fishing for snook to beginners and provides new insights for experienced snookers looking to build their knowledge and skills. He shares effective techniques for snooking in different seasons and environments, from mangrove estuaries to night fishing to sight fishing along the beaches. After discussing the necessary gear for snook fishing, Zeigler gives specific instructions on how to tie essential knots for snook and the best flies to use under various conditions. Snook on a Fly is sure to inspire, entertain, and enlighten fly fishers who have ever pursued or dreamed of pursuing these magnificent gamefish.
About the Author:
Norm Zeigler is a New York Times outdoors columnist, a contributing editor at Florida Sportsman, and a contributing writer at Art of Angling Journal. His previous book, Rivers of Shadow, Rivers of Sun, received rave reviews from Honolulu to Germany. Norm and his family divide their time between Sanibel Island, Florida, and Dillon, Montana.
"Snook on a Fly is the best introduction I know to a great saltwater gamefish and how best to fly-fish for it. Zeigler's book is a crisp, detailed, and highly readable look at a fish about which too little is known--and it will help anyone catch more snook."
--Nick Lyons, author of Full Creel
124 pages, 50 color photos