Pocket Guide to New York Hatches features New York's most outstanding fly patterns and covers all major regions, including the Catskills and Adirondacks. Over 55 insects and 94 fly patterns are shown as well as detailed hatch charts, color photos of each insect, and recipes and photos of the author's recommended fly patterns for each hatch. Common and Latin names for each insect, size range (hook and natural), descriptions of all life stages of the insect, emergence time and date, and tactics for fishing are also included.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Paul Weamer's articles have appeared in Fly Fisherman magazine, the Mid Atlantic Fly Fishing Guide, and the Hancock Herald newspaper. Paul is also a fly and hook designer whose patterns are distributed by the Montana Fly Company and Daiichi Hooks. He currently manages the TCO Fly Shop in State College, Pennsylvania.