Beginners collection of 3 instructional fly fishing dvds for beginners including "New Fly Fishing Basics', "Knots For Fresh & Saltwater" & "Fly Tying Basics with Dick Talleur". Provides viewers with valuable information that will help them to be better prepared for the many challenges of fly fishing. Detailed instruction is provided by fly fishing experts Jim and Kelly Watt who have hosted their own fly fishing television series on ESPN and The Outdoor Life Network for over 10 years. From casting for freshwater trout in small mountain streams to saltwater fly fishing for Sailfish and Marlin, this instructional program is the product of over 50 years experience gained from fly fishing every conceivable location and situation possible. �The New Fly Fishing Basics� uses a combination of live, on-location action and detailed instructive graphics, filmed in crystal clear Widescreen Digital High Definition (HD) video for today�s DVD. The new DVD format allows viewers to have more control of their learning curve by being able to pick and choose which segments they want to watch as well as having the option to easily view a particular technique repeatedly until they completely understand it. Select segments of the program cover the essentials of fly fishing equipment and setup such as choosing the right rod, line choices for every situation, knots and fly styles. Lessons and examples include basic casting techniques, expert casts for difficult situations and the proper way to fish lakes, streams and rivers. The program also provides step-by-step lessons for basic fly tying. Easy to understand instructions on tying a streamer, basic dry fly and Nymph are presented. Subject details include: Basic Fishing Techniques - Lakes, Streams, Rivers and Entomology; Basic Casting Techniques - Roll Cast, Simple Pick/Set Down, False Casting, Shooting Line Cast; Knots - Nail Knot, Leader to Leader Knot, Double Overhand/Surgeon�s Knot, Leader to Fly Knot, Improved Clinch Knot; Equipment - Rods, Reels, Fly Lines, Leaders, Flies, Stuff, Waders, Vest, Tools, and more; Basic Fly Tying - Fly tying tools, vises, hooks, learn to tie a Nymph, Woolley Bugger Streamer and a Basic Dry Fly; Advanced Techniques - Double Haul, Open Loop Cast for Nymphing, Sink Tip Lines, Reach Cast, Slack Line Cast, �S� Cast, Jump Roll Cast, Mending, Downstream Drift, Wind Casts from the Front, Rod Side, Behind, Roll Cast and Backhand; Choosing the right rod; Line choice for every situation; Knots. ..... Fly tying authority, columnist, author, photographer, and fly fishing guide teaches viewers the intricate and delicate techniques of tying very effective flies in an easy to understand, hands-on approach. Viewers will learn techniques and tricks for tying the patterns demonstrated in the program and for a variety of many other flies. Viewers Will Learn To Tie The Following Flies: Step 1: Gray-Hackle Peacock (Wet Fly), Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear (Nymph), Pale Morning Dun (Dry Fly), Woolly Bugger (Streamer). Step 2: Hair-Wing Caddis (Dry Fly), Grizzly Wulff (Dry Fly), Muddler Minnow (Streamer), Adams Parachute (Dry Fly).... One of the most important elements of fishing enjoyment is your skill at tying knots. Knots are elementary to fishing whether it's fly fishing, spinning or bait, and you can learn every knot you will need to know in this DVD. Learn from the vast experience of Outdoor Life Network and ESPN's Fly Fishing Video Magazine hosts, Jim & Kelly Watt, along with expert instruction from author Dick Talleur, guide Lenny Moffo, casting expert Steve Rajeff and the Hooker's first mate Randy Baker. Dick Talleur: Nail Knot, Braided Mono Loop, Surgeon's Loop, Uni Knot, Albright Knot, Leader to Fly Line, Knots for Leaders, Blood Knot, Double Overhand, Surgeon's Knot, Nested Nail Knot, Nested Uni Knot, Knot Strength test, Clinch Knot, Improved Clinch Knot, Turl Knot. Steve Rajeff: Backing to Reel, Nail-less Nail Knot. Lenny Moffo: Mono Loop, Slip Knot, Wire Leader Knots, Haywire Twist, Albright Combo. Randy Baker: Plastic Coated Wire Leaders, Big Game Fishing Knots. Viewers also Learn: Class Tippett, Bimini Twist, Spider Hitch, Huffnagle, Double Hook Set with Snell Knot, Lines for Billfish.