"Forget everything you thought you knew about tying nymphs, Charlie Craven always seems to find more efficient ways to produce sexier flies. Not only does he have a critical and a creative mind, he is the best communicator in fly tying today, with a neighborly, engaging writing style and clear, detailed photography that will drag you kicking and screaming into the world of better fly tying." (Ross Purnell Fly Fisherman magazine 2015-09-01)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Charlie Craven co-owns Charlie’s Fly Box, a fly shop in Arvada, Colorado, and is a top-selling signature fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. Craven is the Fly Tier’s Bench columnist for Fly Fisherman and author of Charlie Craven’s Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish and Charlie’s Fly Box: Signature Flies for Fresh and Salt Water. He is also featured in the recent Fly Fisherman magazine DVDs Warmwater Fly Tying and Saltwater Fly Tying. He lives in Palmer Lake, Colorado, with his wife, Lisa, two giant dogs, and a slew of children.