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Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers

Review Last Updated: April 28, 2020
Nancy Perry
Product Review by Nancy Perry
Product Features
  • Hardcover
  • Available for kindle

Introduction

Today we'll be reviewing the Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers.

Our reviews are based on in-depth research and product analysis. Let's dive in!

Pros

  • An excellent choice for professional anglers
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Describes techniques used in fly fishing competitions
  • Provides an excellent insight into the ins and outs of fly fishing

Cons

  • Not available in paperback

Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers Product Review

In his book, Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers, Devin Olsen explains how the techniques he has used to become a repeat medalist in fly fishing competitions around the world are adaptable to everyday fly fishing scenarios.

Olsen covers tactics, strategies, flies for rivers, small streams, and still waters which will allow anyone to fish successfully by applying the approaches taken by competitive anglers.
Devin Olsen is a highly successful fly angler who has molded his skill on the water through endless hours of experimenting, victories, and failures. The best anglers are able to create an organized plan of attack that factors in variable water types, bug activity, pattern choice, positioning, and casting approach.

This is a very useful book with great insights afforded by the author’s long history of fly fishing. A feature of the book is the extensive set of photographs that are mixed with excellent drawings.

Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers provides an in-depth and updated perspective on fly fishing using the techniques that world competitive fly fishermen use. It not only covers the techniques perfected in world-class events but helps you understand how to approach the river, how to fish places you would normally walk by, and chapter by chapter guidelines on the various types of water.

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