The Czech nymph in the flyfishing family has already become a phenomenon which gains more and more promoters to whom this book should help get more knowledge about short-nymphing under the tip of the rod. The more experience angler will find here about 150 nymph patterns covering their development from the very beginning up to today. The author and his colleagues have participated for nearly 20 years in the rise of the Czech competition flyfishing which now belongs to the very top in the World. Their book is the first Easter-European flyfishing publication translated into English and as such it has attracted a great interest since it reveals all secrets of this original fishing method which is also briefly confronted with other modern trends in nymphing.
About the Author
Karel Krivanec has been fly fishing for more than 30 years. Karel has competed in casting and fly fishing. In 1986 he organized the first Czechoslovakian Fly Fishing Symposium. He was fishery manager in South Bohemian Region for 14 years. From 1990 - 2006 he was president of Czech National Fly Fishing Committee and team manager of Czech national teams on world championships in fly fishing. Karel has organized huge amount of fly fishing competitions in Czech Republic and three large international fly fishing events: XVI. World Championship in Cesky Krumlov (l996), VI. European Championship in Kostelec (2000) and IV. Youth World Championship in Rozmberk (2005) As a fly fisher he visited New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, USA, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Russia. In last 15 years, Karel has shown great interest in promoting still water fishing and Czech nymphing. He visited all main still water lakes in G. B. He published two books (Still Water Fishing Basics /2003/ and Czech Nymph and Other Related Fly Fishing Methods 2007 ) and many articles in different fishing magazines.