This book of practical fly design is for every tier, from beginner to expert. Tying Dry Flies presents traditional techniques and innovative patterns along with clear and concise instructions and photographs for flies that will work for all kinds of insects in all kinds of situations. It's time to spruce up your fly box with these essential trout patterns:
Jay Nichols is the former managing editor of Fly Fisherman magazine and lives in Pennsylvania. Charlie Craven co-owns Charlieâ€™s Fly Box, a fly shop in Arvada, Colorado, and is a top-selling signature fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. Craven is the Fly Tierâ€™s Bench columnist for Fly Fisherman and author of Charlie Cravenâ€™s Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish and Charlieâ€™s Fly Box: Signature Flies for Fresh and Salt Water. He is also featured in the recent Fly Fisherman magazine DVDs Warmwater Fly Tying and Saltwater Fly Tying. He lives in Palmer Lake, Colorado, with his wife, Lisa, two giant dogs, and a slew of children. Paul Weamer is Fly Fisherman magazineâ€™s Mid Atlantic Field Editor and the author, or coauthor, of five fly-fishing books. Paul has been a professional fly tier, licensed fly-fishing guide, and co-owner or manager of three highly successful fly-fishing shops and guide services in New York and Pennsylvania. He currently resides with his wife, Ruthann, and his English Mastiff, Midge, along Penns Creek in Coburn, Pennsylvania. Paul Weamer lives near State College, Pennsylvania.