The Complete Steelheader: Successful Fly-fishing Tactics by John LarisonThe Complete Steelheader: Successful Fly-Fishing Tactics is a comprehensive guide that explains effective approaches and presentations for steelhead and gives suggestions for fly patterns that will attract the most fish. It provides an in-depth look at steelhead behavior and carefully outlines techniques commonly used by fly-fishing guides. Larison presents a different way of approaching the river, a methodology that is more aptly suited to the habits and habitat of modern steelhead.
John Larison was born and raised in the heart of Oregon's steelhead country. A former guide and fly-fishing instructor, his writing has appeared in Gray's Sporting Journal, Fly Rod and Reel, American Angler, Fly Fishing and Tying Journal, Salmon and Steelhead Journal, and Fly Fisherman where he serves as the Northwest Field Editor. He lives with his wife, Ellie Rose, in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.