2015 1st edition. 4to paperback (215 x 279mm). Ppx,166. Colour photographs throughout.
"A beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to tying featherwing streamers. Learn the mysteries of the Carrie Stevens method of making Rangeley-style streamers - one of the most enduring, effective, and beautiful baitfish imitations for catching trout. Step-by-step photographic tutorials take the reader through the entire process of tying a featherwing streamer, from material selection and preparation to finishing the fly. It features exclusive recipes from the author appearing for the first time and includes numerous practical tips for solving common tying problems." Beautifully illustrated throughout with 380 colour photographs. Chapters include: The history, the mystery, and the lore; The bare-bones basics: hooks, threads, and adhesives; Materials that make the grade; Creating perfect shoulders and jungle cock cheeks; Beyond winging it: the Rangeley-style wing assembly; Rangeley-style streamer foundations: tying the black pearl; A celebration of heritage: creative designs in the Maine tradition; Classic featherwing favorites; Tying it all together: a gallery of featherwing streamers.