WET FLIES: TYING AND FISHING SOFT-HACKLES, WINGED AND WINGLESS WETS, AND  FUZZY NYMPHS. By Dave Hughes. First edition reprint.

WET FLIES: TYING AND FISHING SOFT-HACKLES, WINGED AND WINGLESS WETS, AND FUZZY NYMPHS. By Dave Hughes. First edition reprint.

YORKSHIRE TROUT FLIES. By T.E. Pritt, angling editor of the

YORKSHIRE TROUT FLIES. By T.E. Pritt, angling editor of the "Yorkshire Post."

THE ART OF THE WET FLY. By W.S. Roger Fogg.

1979 1st edition. 8vo (141 x 223mm). Ppx,333. Colour plates, b/w photographs, illustrations by the author, bibliography. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"Based on many years of fishing the wet fly, the author describes in the first part of the book his own philosophy and technique and discusses in detail the development of the North Country fly, the methods of tying and the use of various materials. The second part relates the wet fly to the many insect orders, their life cycles and methods of easy recognition." Chapters include: On imitation and the wet fly; The evolution of the Northern trout fly; On materials and the construction of flies; Fly-fishing tactics on rivers; An approach to stillwaters; Ephemeroptera - the upwinged flies; Sedge or caddis flies; Stoneflies; Diptera; Other creatures of importance to the angler; Miscellaneous patters; A postscript on rods and reels.
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Book Code
2072
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Author Fogg (W.S. Roger).
Book Code 2072
ISBN 0713619503 / 0713619503
Book Description Very good in copy in slightly spine-faded dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1979
Publisher A and C Black.
Place London.