The 18 featured patterns with recipes and complete step-by-step instructions include a mix of classic and modern patterns to showcase not only fish-catching flies, but also the best range of techniques. Includes tips from other top tiers, the latest information on new materials, 50 additional top patterns and recipes, and more than 1200 color photos.
Featured flies include Baby Gonga, Black Ghost, Clouser, Dirty Hippy, Double Bunny, Game Changer, Heifer Groomer, Lead Eyed Bugger, Matuka, Mickey Finn, Muddler, Platte River Special, Platte River Spider, Sculpzilla, Slumpbuster, Sparkle Minnow, Tequeely, and Thin Mint.
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 Warm water Fly Tying and Saltwater Fly Tying. He lives in Palmer Lake, Colorado, with his wife, Lisa, two giant dogs, and a slew of children.