Book-Flies for Saltwater by Dick Stewart & Farrow Allen, A definitive, full-color guide to the 240 most popular and effective flies.
Book-Flies for Saltwater by Dick Stewart & Farrow Allen, A definitive, full-color guide to the 240 most popular and effective flies. Flies for Saltwater is far and away the most detailed guide to the flies currently being used for North American saltwater fly fishing. Experienced fly fishermen and guides from all parts of the United States have contributed to this large, contemporary reference. Never before has such an extensive selection been available to the saltwater fly fisherman.Large, bright photographs depict each fly individually, and they are accompanied by a complete and accurate description of the fly's components, making this an indispensable guide for fly tiers interested in constructing their own flies.Additional history and comments about the origins and use of each fly serve as a selection guide for the curious fly fisherman.Included are flies covering everything from baitfish imitations used for casting to bluefish or striped bass along the Atlantic seaboard, to realistic shrimp and crab imitations designed for fishing clear tropical waters for bonefish or permit. The growing interest in big gamefish, too, is satisfied by a good selection of offshore flies for tuna, dorado and sailfish. All the flies are tied by expert fly tiers from throughout the nation - from Maine to California, from Florida to Alaska.Anyone interested in saltwater fishing will find Flies for Saltwater an informative and interesting addition to their library. 8 1/2 X 11 inches, 96 pages, color photos, illustrations.