Fly fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead
A complete discussion of the pursuit of steelhead in the Great Lakes region. The presentation looks at run timing, steelhead behavior, strategy, techniques, flies and some of the region’s top rivers. The discussion on techniques focuses on Rick’s favorite approach to a steelhead river – swinging the fly, the use of switch and two-hand rods, and Spey casting.
Rick Kustich is a fly-fishing author, photographer, and instructor who began fly-fishing over forty years ago on the lakes and streams of upstate New York. Rick’s work has appeared in numerous national and regional publications, including Fly Fisherman and American Angler. He is the author of Hunting Musky with a Fly and Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead as well as four other fly fishing titles and is featured in the DVDs Tube Flies for Steelhead and Spey Daze. He has also spent time as a guide, fly-shop owner, travel host, and fly-fishing book publisher. He lives in Western New York.