Carp fishing is rapidly gaining popularity in the fly-fishing world, and for good reason. Carp are found across much of North America, are fun to fish to, and for many anglers are more accessible than trout. Even the most savvy fisherman can be tempted by carp's unique appearance, large size, and shallow-water ways , only to quickly learn the fish are far more selective than first imagined.
By taking a look at the diet basics of carp, Dan Frasier has helped all levels of angler better understand the process of fishing for the "golden bonefish." An understanding of the fish's diet allows anglers to select the correct fly per situation and have more success on the water. In The Orvis Beginner's Guide to Carp Flies, enjoy 101 patterns, each thoroughly described and well illustrated. Frasier also discusses proper presentation, carp habits, and provides detailed tips to help bring success to your carp stalking. Shave months off your carp trial-and-error process with Dan's tried-and-true knowledge.
Author Dan Frasier grew up fishing and hunting the prairies of eastern South Dakota. He is constantly traveling the States in search of carp, and is the fly-fishing editor of the e-magazine Carp Pro.