Over 500 explicit color photos and detailed captions show and tell you how to tie 28 of the greatest nymphs, emergers, dries, steelhead flies, and streamers of our time, including Elk Hair Caddis, Adams, Parachute Adams, March Brown, Blue-Winged Olive, Rhyacophila Caddis, Copper John, Woolly Bugger, Soft Hackle, Green Butt Skunk, Alaskabou, Matuka, Clouser Minnow, and Marabou Muddler.
Learn to tie midges, caddis, mayflies, damsels, minnows, leeches, and attractor patterns for trout, steelhead, and salmon.
Learn about weighting flies and how to use dubbing. Understand how to use special materials like beads, marabou, and peacock.
Hackle is discussed in detail.
User friendly: color sequence is consistent and tying instruction begins and ends on the same page.