"Every fly tyer will strike gold in this book of fly patterns - it's filled with hot new flies, proven, reliable standards, and innovative designs which deserve recognition. There are some gems among these 626 patterns that until now have been known only locally and only to a few. What makes [this book] unique is that it is much more than a big cllection of effective and intriguing fly designs .. .. Step by step photos illustrate tying steps and instructions, multiple photographs offer top and side views of many flies, and a DVD teaches critical tying techniques in a way no book by itself possibly can. The dressings and instructions are complete and easy to understand. There are no throw-away fly patterns and no confusion - just clear, concise information and everything .. .. that you need to choose and tie the flies."