This new & revised edition of Bonefish Fly Patterns is the most comprehensive collection of bonefish flies ever published, displaying fly designs from such world-class flats anglers & guides as Winston Moore, Jim Orthwein (four-time bonefish world record holder), Steve Huff, Harry Spear, Rick Ruoff, Del Brown, John Goddard, Barry & Cathy Beck, Lou Tabory, Tim Borski, Bob Clouser, Lefty Kreh, Tom McGuane, Yvon Chouinard, Jack Gartside, Carl Richards, Craig Mathews, George Anderson, & Ben Estes.
The book includes 165 full-color photographs—one for each featured pattern, some published here for the first time. Each fly profile is listed with its creator’s authentic recipe & tying tips. Also included are tying sequences for important patterns, a discussion of design trends, a materials glossary, & a list of sources for materials, custom flies, & off-the-shelf patterns. Dick Brown does not forget to describe fly selection for various destinations, habitats, & conditions, & to advise anglers on how to present flies & what prey they portray.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dick Brownis the author of two previous Lyons Press books: Fly Fishing for Bonefish, which on its initial publication in 1992 was hailed as the bible on all things bonefish, & the first edition of Bonefish Fly Patterns, which he has now revised & updated. He writes for many fishing, fly fishing, & outdoor magazines. He lives in Byfield, Massachusetts.