Synopses & Reviews
The experts secrets for success, in their own words
The Masters Fly Box brings together comprehensive interviews with fifteen premier practitioners of the sport about how to catch trout across North America. With more than 100 full-color photographs of their flies with complete pattern recipes, as well as photographs of the anglers, it provides a range of insights into the secrets of the masters of the art.
Each chapter describes the given anglers approach to fly design, as well as his favorite fishing techniques, plus indispensable advice on where and when to fish and on fly selection. By giving readers information about both fly tying and fishing, The Masters Fly Box is a treasure-trove of practical information for any fly angler, anywhere.
A collection of interviews with 15 well-known anglers about the flies and fishing techniques they use to catch trout across North America. The Masters Fly Box will contain photographs of their flies with complete pattern recipes, as well as photographs of the anglers. The Masters Fly Box will contain information about where and when to fish, fishing techniques, and fly selection.
The inaugural title in an upcoming series of species-specific tying manuals produced in coordination with Fly Tyer magazine, Fly Tyer’s Guide to Tying Essential Trout Flies provides the beginning and intermediate fly fisher with everything he or she needs to know in order to successfully tie the most successful, tried and true trout patterns. From “Getting Started: The Tools You Will Need to Tie Flies” to “Fying Streamers that Catch Large Trout,” and everything in between, the fly-fishing shelf has yt to see such a concise, authoritative tying manual. Nobody writes about fly tying quite like Dave Klausmeyer, and nobody has published a book quite like this one.
About the Author
Dave Klausmeyer is editor and photographer of Fly Tyer Magazine. His many books include Rocky Mountain Trout Flies: A Postcard Book (Lyons Press) and Guide Flies, Striped Bass Flies. His articles and photography have appeared in American Angler, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, and Grays Sporting Journal.
Table of Contents
The Masters Fly Box will contain 21 chapters. Each chapter will be based on an interview with one premiere angler. Each chapter describes that anglers theories about fly design, as well as his favorite fishing techniques. Each chapter will contain tips about where and when to fish, and tackle selection. This approach will give readers information about both fly tying as well as fishing, and will increase the books appeal to the broadest group of readers.
The Masters Fly Box will feature more than 200 photographs of flies with complete pattern recipes. Participants will also submit print-quality photographs of themselves and their clients fishing.
List of Subjects:
Initial invitations to participate in The Masters Fly Box will be sent to the following anglers. These subjects are among the most active anglers in the field, and regularly appear at fly-fishing shows and clubs across North America. They are also among the sports most published authors. In addition to having high profiles within the angling community, participants were selected to represent a broad geographic area:
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