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Title:
Essential trout flies
Author:
Hughes, Dave.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
iii, 92 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780811727488
Format :
Book

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Central Library SH451 .H775 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

"Essential Trout Flies will help you assemble, in just two fly boxes, the flies you need to catch trout anywhere. That makes it essential reading in my book." --Rich Ostoff, professional fly tier and author of Fly-Fishing the Rocky Mountain Back-Country How to tie the 31 most effective trout patterns and selected variations-more than 200 recipes in all

A core list of flies that will catch trout anywhere, in every season, this collection includes the most important patterns in a wide range of styles, from dry flies to streamers. The tying steps for each pattern are illustrated in step-by-step photos with detailed captions, followed by photos and recipes for the six most useful variations-217 patterns in all. Each chapter features a description of the insect the pattern imitates as well as expert information on how and when to fish the fly.


Author Notes

Dave Hughes is a highly respected fly-fishing writer with more than two dozen books in print, including Trout from Small Streams: 2nd Edition , Handbook of Hatches: 2nd Edition , and Trout Flies . He lives in Portland, Oregon.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fly Pattern Simplicityp. 1
Chapter 2 Tools and Materialsp. 4
Chapter 3 Dry Fliesp. 17
Chapter 4 Nymphisp. 49
Chapter 5 Wet Flies and Streamersp. 71
Conclusionp. 90

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