Flies for Western Super Hatches

Book Description

  • Authoritative reference to imitating the important trout food forms in rivers and streams of the West
  • 150 patterns to match the super hatches of greatest significance to western anglers
  • Comprehensive--includes mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies, midges, terrestrials, aquatic worms, baitfish, sculpin, fish eggs, leeches, scuds, sowbugs
  • 1,356 photographs including the undersides of insects to give the trout's eye view, ideal for matching what the trout sees
  • Leeson and Schollmeyer team up to pair incredible photos with descriptions of the insect and solid information on the hatch, life cycle, fly patterns, and step-by-step tying instructions

  • About Schollmeyer, Jim

    Jim Schollmeyer is a professional fly-fishing photographer whose images have appeared in numerous books and magazines. His books include Hatch Guide for Western Streams (978-1-87188-109-0), Hatch Guide for Lakes (978-15718-324-7), and Hatch Guide for the Lower Deschutes River (978-1-878175-71-7). He lives in Salem, Oregon. Ted Leeson is a freelance writer whose work has appeared regularly in fly-fishing and general outdoor publications. He is a contributing editor to Fly rod and Reel and Field & Stream magazines and lives in Corvallis, Oregon.