The Complete Illustrated Dictionary of Salmon & Steelhead Flies
in As New DJ
1st Ed, 1st Printing
Frank Amato Publications
1571884386 / 9781571884381
(Synopsis) Huge book, 468 pages! This is the most comprehensive directory of salmon flies ever published. It is the fruit of 30 years' research by renowned international fly tying author, Chris Mann. He has corresponded with countless expert salmon fly tyers throughout the world - seeking out all their most popular and enduring salmon flies, adding these to all the classic patterns. Now his research is complete. Over 1800 salmon and steelhead flies - each one illustrated in color and with its full dressing provided - make this the definitive reference, the all-in-one volume for salmon anglers and flytyers throughout the world. Chris Mann's vibrant illustrations of the flies show them with a clarity, accuracy and consistency seldom achieved through photographs. The flies are ordered alphabetically, making it easy for the reader to find the exact fly and to check the precise dressing. Mann gives a brief introduction to each fly, noting its originator when known and the reputation it has achieved. A full, cross-referencing Index is included.