Fly fisher's entomology and fly pattern field guide. Besides teaching you about major families of insects, Hughes and Hafele describe with tables when various species of insects hatch. Specific fly patterns are suggested to imitate insects. Contains 365 photos and 41 illustrations; 24 color plates demonstrate all major insect families in various ...
Fly fisher's entomology and fly pattern field guide. Besides teaching you about major families of insects, Hughes and Hafele describe with tables when various species of insects hatch. Specific fly patterns are suggested to imitate insects. Contains 365 photos and 41 illustrations; 24 color plates demonstrate all major insect families in various stages of development as foods for trout. Fly-tying instructions are given for each. Monumental reference and educational work.
Richard Bunse nd Paul Mooney (illustrations); Dae McNeese (flies Tied by); Russ Davies (photos of Flies & Cover photos) Very Good. Paperback. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Textblock is clean and tight. Detailed illustrations. Creasing along the spine on front cover, lightly edge worn, with worn and bumped corners. 221pp., including index.
Later printing, large format softcover has a slightly lifted front cover corners, othewise the book is near fine. A highly detailed look at the hatches of the West, with numerous photos, including 4 pages of color. Lots of information in over 200 pages.
Brand New. Paperback. Brand new, not a used item. Please no orders from Tennessee. Covers the key features of order of insects important to anglers. Each major family is treated with useful tables of when and where the insects hatch, imitating patterns with tying instructions and much more. 365 photos, 41 illustrations, 24 color plates; 8x11 inches, 223 pgs.
Good. First edition, 1981. Softcover, 223 pp., illustrated (including some in color), a Good copy, some pencil-notes to text and paper-clipped or dog-eared pages, some soiling to the covers, wear to the tips and edges of the covers including rubbing or loss at the tips. Renowned fly fishing scholar Charles R. Meck's copy with his signature in ink on the front flyleaf.
The information available in this book is a must for everyone interested in the life of aquatic bugs. Helpful tidbits through out the entire book. While this book may have been written a few years ago know one told the bugs since because they haven't changed and the info is spot on. Excellent book!
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