The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon & Steelhead Flies by Chris Mann

The Complete Illustrated Directory of Salmon & Steelhead Flies by Chris Mann

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ISBN: 9781571884381

Author: Chris Mann

Number Of Pages: 448 Hardbound

Publisher: Frank Amato Publications

Release Date: 01-09-2008

Details: This is the most comprehensive directory of salmon flies ever published. It is the fruit of 30 years' research by renowned international fly tying author, Chris Mann. He has corresponded with countless expert salmon fly tyers throughout the world - seeking out all their most popular and enduring salmon flies, adding these to all the classic patterns. Now his research is complete. Over 1800 salmon and steelhead flies - each one illustrated in color and with its full dressing provided - make this the definitive reference, the all-in-one volume for salmon anglers and flytyers throughout the world. Chris Mann's vibrant illustrations of the flies show them with a clarity, accuracy and consistency seldom achieved through photographs. The flies are ordered alphabetically, making it easy for the reader to find the exact fly and to check the precise dressing. Mann gives a brief introduction to each fly, noting its originator when known and the reputation it has achieved. A full, cross-referencing Index is included. So, when you next find yourself wondering what exactly a Grizzly King looks like, and whether there is something similar in your own box which will help you catch a salmon - then you will reach for this indispensable book.

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