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Stillwater Introduction (1 of 12)

Video Transcript:

Welcome everyone to the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing. I'm your host, Tom Rosenbauer. Joining us today is my friend and co-host, Phil Rowley. Phil is one of the most recognized still water fly fishers in North America. He's spent over 25 years developing and refining his still water fly fishing techniques. In addition, Phil's authored 3 books and a series of DVDs on still water fly fishing and tying. In this episode, Phil's going to introduce you to the basics of still water fly fishing. He'll provide a brief overview of how lakes work, discuss some of the misconceptions many fly fishers have about lakes, the equipment requirements including rods and lines, how to locate fish in lakes, still water Etymology, presenting tactics, along with some basic thoughts on still water fly selection. I'm not the greatest still water fly fisher in the world, so you're in good hands with Phil. It promises to be an interesting and educational episode.