Each of these spiral-bound, compact and handy guides is packed with useful information. They are all waterproof, contain helpful illustrations and easily fit in a fly-vest pocket. Available:
Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid – Whether you’re hiking, boating, skiing, traveling or fishing, you need to be prepared for emergencies. This fully illustrated guide fits in a pocket and covers the key issues, including basic victim assessment, bleeding, eye injuries, bites, hypothermia, frostbite, heat exhaustion, strokes, cramps, heart attack, CPR, head injuries, spinal-cord injuries, fainting, seizures, sprains, fractures, dislocations, splinting, poisoning, shock and more. The contents needed in an emergency first-aid kit are also set forth. 28 pages.
Pocket Guide to Fly Fishing – A comprehensive and illustrated introduction to the sport of fly fishing. In addition to fishing strategies and casting techniques, you’ll learn about reel types and selection, fly-line types and their usage, leaders, knots, hooks and how to choose a fly to match natural food sources. 28 pages.
Pocket Guide to Fly-Fishing Knots – Detailed drawings show you how to tie knots critical to fly-fishing success. Learn to tie knots for tying flies to tippets, tippets to leaders, leaders to fly line, droppers to leaders and fly line to backing. Instructions for tying 16 key knots in all. 28 pages.
Pocket Guide to Outdoor Survival – Designed to help you survive a life-threatening outdoor emergency. Key topics include navigation, emergency signaling with a mirror or the use of ground-to-air signals, construction and use of emergency shelters, starting a fire, survival eating, finding water, including construction of a vegetation still using a plastic bag, lightning, avalanches and hypothermia. 28 pages.
Pocket Guide to Animals/Tracks – Provides illustrations of key animals and birds with their tracks shown alongside. Along the margin is a ruler to quickly size a track. This guide is a must for hikers, backpackers, bird watchers and hunters. 28 pages.
Pocket Guide to Weather Forecasting – For hikers, backpackers, campers, bikers, fishermen or anyone outdoors, the ability to forecast weather is critical. This detailed, fully illustrated guide covers quick forecasting guidelines, reading nature’s signals, analyzing cloud formations, forecasting by monitoring cloud movement and cloud sequences, forecasting by cloud types, analyzing weather fronts, forecasting by wind direction, and integrating the effects of terrain into your forecast. 28 pages.