DAVE WHITLOCK'S GUIDE TO AQUATIC TROUT FOODS. By Dave Whitlock.
1982 1st edition. 4to (218 x 285mm). Ppviii,216. Coloured drawings, b/w illustrations. Blue boards, practical observations on all the aquatic trout foods of importance to fly fishermen. ...In down-to-earth prose and helpful drawings and charts, Dave shows the life cycles and characteristics of all the aquatic creatures, intimately describes their behavior, and offers splendid tips on how best to imitate them - both in innovative fly tying and in the use of the flies in rivers and lakes. There are tying instructions for all of Dave's favorite patterns - many of which he developed himself; and at the end there is a special chapter on what Dave himself carries in his own fly boxes, and a special glossary of great value to fly tyers". Chapters include: Concepts of imitation; Water; How trout feed; Mayflies; Stoneflies; Caddisflies; Midges and craneflies; Dragonflies and damselflies; Crustaceans; Forage fish; Leeches, eels and similar trout foods; The fly box. The ISBN printed within the book, 0876913770, is incorrect. The correct ISBN is 087691377X.
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|ISBN||087691377X / 087691377X.|
|Book Description||Good-plus in slightly used dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||Nick Lyons Books.|