The experts’ secrets for success, in their own words
The Master’s Fly Box brings together comprehensive interviews with fifteen premier practitioners of the sport about how to catch trout across North America. With more than 100 full-color photographs of their flies with complete pattern recipes, as well as photographs of the anglers, it provides a range of insights into the secrets of the masters of the art.
Each chapter describes the given angler’s approach to fly design, as well as his favorite fishing techniques, plus indispensable advice on where and when to fish and on fly selection. By giving readers information about both fly tying and fishing, The Master’s Fly Box is a treasure-trove of practical information for any fly angler, anywhere.
Dave Klausmeyer is editor and photographer of Fly Tyer magazine. His articles and photography have appeared in many periodicals including American Angler, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, and Gray's Sporting Journal. His books include Trout Streams of Northern New England (Countryman Press, 2001), Tying Contemporary Saltwater Flies (Countryman Press, 2002), Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers (Countryman Press, 2004), Rocky Mountain Trout Flies: A Postcard Book (Lyons Press, 2004) Unnaturals: (Countryman Press, 2006), Thunder Creek Streamers, with Keith Fulsher (Stackpole Books, 2006), Guide Flies (Countryman Press, 2007), Striped Bass Flies: Patterns of the Pros (Countryman Press, 2007).