"Experienced anglers argue that the Ranch offers the most challenging light tackle fly fishing on the planet. There are reasons for the legendary difficulty: prolific hatches of aquatic insects occur throughout the season. The slow, clear water allows our trout to carefully inspect potential food sources. Finally, the rainbows are educated daily by skilled anglers.
I recorded data for every hour I have fished or guided since 1983. The 10,500 hours provided many insights including the type of fly I used to take each of the 1,523 fish that my clients or I landed that was 17 inches or longer in length. Ninety-three percent of those fish were taken on dry flies. No less than 514, or 34 percent, of the 1,523 rainbows were twenty inches or longer in length—any one of which would be the fish of a lifetime if it were taken on a dry fly on most flowing trout water of the world.
I am proud of my detailed descriptions and many photographs of our trout. These are not just targets in the most exciting fishing imaginable—they are incredible creatures. You do not have to seek Atlantic salmon to find a salmonid with stunning power, speed and acrobatic ability. Our twenty inch class fish will thrill you."
8.5" x 11" Hardcover with Dust Jacket * Full Color Throughout * 208 Total Pages