Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas!

I hope that you and yours have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Captured from the now non-functioning " Sentinel Dome " cam of the Yosemite Association webcam page.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Finally! " BASS: The Movie "

Fly rodders versus lure-slingers!

Originally scheduled to be released in Fall of 2008, " Bass: The Movie " premiered in Los Angeles in October of 2009! It has just been released on DVD. We have them available here at the shop just in time for Christmas.

The movie features local anglers; fly fishing industry sales representative and photographer John Sherman, Delta fly fishing guide Kevin Doran, and conventional tackle bass fishing guide, Bobby Barrack.

John Sherman was also the photographer for the recently published book, " Fly Fishing the California Delta " by Captain Mike Costello.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Book Signing, December 10, 2009

The event was a great success!
Thanks go to Captain Mike Costello, John Sherman
and to all who attended!

On Thursday, December 10, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM the shop will be holding a book signing for Captain Mike Costello's new book; " Fly Fishing the California Delta ". Additionally, the book's photographer, John Sherman, will also be on hand to sign your book.

Publisher's Description
This is the first major book describing the techniques used for landing trophy striped bass and other species in California's famed Delta. Anglers from all over the country will learn how to fish the Delta's 2,000 levees and 1,200 miles of rivers as shown in 250 spectacular photos.

The California Delta has become a major new destination for trophy striped bass. Other species are also popular. There are more largemouth bass tournaments in the Delta than any other body of water in the world with total weight of bag limits exceeding any other watershed.
  • Features more than 250 spectacular photos and 6 maps.
  • Bass anglers from all over the country want to learn about this fishery.
  • Foreword by Ralph Cutter, author of Sierra Trout Guide and Fish food: A Fly Fisher's Guide to Bugs and Bait.
Table of Contents
  1. The California Delta
  2. History of Delta Fly Fishing
  3. Seasons of the Delta
  4. Fly Rod Game Fish of the Delta
  5. Fly Fishing for Delta Stripers
  6. Locating Delta Stripers
  7. Fly Fishing for Delta Largemouth Bass
  8. Fly Fishing for Delta Smallmouth & Spotted Bass
  9. Fly Fishing for Delta King Salmon
  10. Fly Fishing for Delta Panfish, Carp, & Catfish
  11. Navigating & Fishing Delta Waters
  12. Tips from Delta Captains
  13. Future of the Delta
  14. Catch Data