Fly fishing for the wily Kamloops Trout of British Columbia is a thrill for anyone who tangles with one of those powerful, leaping giant, silvery fish. They're known for smashing hard strikes and their aerial acrobatics. Ray Gould brings his 50 years of experience chasing these trout all over the province of British Columbia. Known for his expertise in building bamboo fly rods and in fly tying, Gould shares his knowledge here with those who want to know the best places to go, how to improve their skills and what fly patterns are the most successful. "Fly Fishing for Kamloops" reveals a vast amount of information for the angler. Details about the 26 best lakes in B.C., photos and tying instructions for some sixty (60) of the best fly patterns, explanations and data about "Triploid" trout, lake planting, and how to get an edge (on the other anglers) are all provided here. Anglers will find this book an amazing resource. Gould has for many years owned a cabin on Glimpse lake, B.C. and spends much of his time with friends prowling the shoals and drop offs for the mighty Kamloops trout. He has personally fished a great many of the lakes and sends data to the Fresh Water Fishing Society of British Columbia each year to help them determine fish planting rates. Ray Gould, a retired mechanical engineer and manager for Scott paper Company now resides in Bothell, Washington with his wife Susan. He has hand crafted some one hundred eighty (180) cane rods and has taught fly tying at two fly fishing clubs in the Seattle area. Fly fishers may also be familiar with two (2) other books he has published "Constructing Cane Rods" and "Cane Rods - Tips and Tapers".