How the strategies and tactics of fly fishing can translate to improved trading performance Much like trading, successful fly fishing requires both an understanding of 'big picture' conditions and the ability to implement tactical techniques to actually catch the fish. In 'Fly Fishing the Stock Market,' Dr. Stephen Morris compares his method for trading stocks with his favorite past time, fly fishing--providing fresh insights into his successful trading approach. Engaging and accessible, this book skillfully describes how Morris applied this approach to generate an astounding 268% growth in his account in the volatile and confusing, post-financial crisis markets. Morris explains how he uses technical indicators to determine what he calls the 'market season' and how he then zeros in on individual stock patterns to make his trades. He also reveals unique tools, such as the Market Timing Monitor and Weather Station, which give him a sense of the market's long-term condition and provides the basis for his trading and risk management strategies. Filled with the authenticity of a real trader figuring out how to uncover profitable trading opportunities A companion Website contains supplementary material that allows you to learn in a hands-on fashion long after closing the book Provides a compelling portrait of how a successful trader thinks about markets, develops a method, and then implements the method in real time The author's spectacular returns are backed by publicly documented records Just like fly fishing, traders must adjust their approach constantly because market conditions constantly change. This book will help you achieve this elusive goal, and capture consistent profits in the process. In this engaging and accessible book, Dr. Stephen Morris describes how he generated astounding growth in his trading account during the volatile and confusing post-crisis financial markets. An expert fly fisherman, Morris explains that much like trading, successful fly fishing requires both an understanding of big-picture conditions and the ability to implement tactical techniques to land that prizewinning catch. As Morris explains, both fly fishing and trading require three psychological traits: passion, patience, and persistence. Drawing on the teachings of Dr. Alexander Elder, Dr. Morris reveals how he integrated elements of Elder's approach to create his own distinctive method. With the same passion he has for fishing, Morris details how he uses technical indicators to determine what he calls the 'market season' and then zeroes in on individual stock patterns to make his trades. Morris also reveals unique tools, such as the Weathervane and Weather Station, which give him a sense of the market's long-term condition and provides the basis for his trading and risk management strategies. By learning to deploy various tools, interpret their messages, and understand their interaction with each other and with prices, anyone can increase their skill and success as a trader. Using actual examples from his trading experience, Morris offers an in-depth explanation of his approach to the market and provides a portrait of how a successful trader develops a method and implements it in real time. In addition to the illustrative examples, tools, and rules for placing orders, the book's companion website contains material that allows a trader to hone his skills in a hands-on fashion. Just as a fly fisherman is in tune with each step in his process--matching the seasonal hatch, hooking up with a strike indicator, playing the fish with drag, and reeling it in--traders must constantly adjust their trading method to accommodate ever-changing market conditions. This book will help you achieve this elusive goal and consistently land winning trades. Tap into expert stock trader and passionate fly fisher Dr. Stephen Morris's dynamic trading system that rests on a sound structure of careful analysis and is anchored to a solid foundation. Morris takes the fundamentals of trading giant Alexander Elder and combines them with his own unique approach to successful trading. Using fly fishing as a metaphor, Morris explores the process that underpins the seasonal matching strategies that are able to exploit any and all market conditions. Throughout the book, Morris illustrates the pyramid structure of success. From time to time, there will be a seesaw between spectacular gains and periods of drawdowns. When supported by a successful trading structure, consistency will win out. When there is consistency, the scales need to be tipped only slightly towards more gains than drawdowns to be successful over the long haul. 'Fly Fishing the Stock Market' is written for the experienced trader whose trades are already successfully launched from quality trade plans as well as the novice learning the mechanics of entries and exits. If you are looking for a guide that will help you trade with confidence, look no further. 'Fly Fishing the Stock Market + Website' puts an emphasis on practical application. To that end, this book provides readers with access to a companion website filled with supplementary materials--from 'Fly Fishing the Stock Market Reports' and 'Instructional Videos' to automated 'Catch and Release'(TM) software--allowing you to continue to learn in a hands-on fashion long after closing the book.