Ever wish there were a Cliffs Notes of fly fishing hacks, tips, and tactics? There's so much to know. And so many adjustments to make while on the river. "The Fly Fisher's Book of Lists" is just that, a practical book that simplifies the sport! "The Fly Fisher's Book of Lists" is a book of bite-sized snacks. It's an entire book of lists. Lists include: "The 7 Basic Facts about Mayflies"; "The 7 Nagging Questions of Nymph Fishing"; "3 Tips When Fishing Streamers on Smaller Creeks"; and, among dozens of others, "11 Reasons You're Not Catching Fish." This light-hearted book is like a bag of potato chips. You reach in and grab a handful. And then another. And then another. You won't put the book down until you've consumed perhaps 2,000 calories. Newbie fly fishers will find answers to some of their frustrations in learning the sport. Veteran fly fishers may discover a new fly fishing hack or insight to help improve their craft. At the very least, they'll appreciate the list of great places to eat in the Bozeman, Montana, area on their next fly fishing trip. Ultimately, the book makes a wonderful Mother's Day or Father's Day gift. Or the perfect present for the person who has always wanted to try fly fishing.
Dave Goetz is president of CZ Strategy (czstrategy.com), a strategic marketing agency in the Chicago area. He is the author of "Death by Suburb: How to Keep the Suburbs from Killing Your Soul" (HarperOne) and "Native Tongue: Translating Your Message into the Language of Prospects" (Big Snowy Media). Steve Mathewson is pastor of CrossLife Evangelical Free Church in Libertyville, IL. He is the author of "The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative" (Baker) and "Risen: 50 Reasons Why the Resurrection Changed Everything" (Baker).