Begins with comparisons between subsurface flies and the insects they resemble. Complete materials lists and step-by-step instructions for tying soft-hackled flies, wingless wets, traditional winged wets, and fuzzy nymphs are included. 346 color photos, 31 illus., 6x9 inches, 352 pgs.
Dave Hughes has long believed that wet flies have an essential place in everyone's fly box and repertoire of trout tactics. That's why he has updated this 1995 classic with the benefit of the last two decades of developments in materials, tying, and fishing techniques.
Tips on creating personalized patterns. A detailed survey of the history and use of wet flies. A standard reference on the subject.
David Hughes - 2015