This is a second-hand copy of the book The Art of the Wet Fly by W.S. Roger Fogg
Condition: This is a used book in good condition. The dustjacket has light shelf wear. The dust jacket has now been covered in a non-adhesive PVC cover for its own protection. This is simply folded in place and is easy to remove without damaging the jacket.
Publisher: A&C Black Ltd. Year: 1979 ISBN: 0713619503 Format: hardback with dustjacket Pages: 333 Condition: Used (Very good)
From the dustjacket:
Based on many years of fishing the wet fly, the author describes in the first part of the book his own philosophy and technique and discusses in detail the development of the North Country fly, the methods of tying and the use of various materials. The second part relates the wet fly to the many insect orders, their life cycles and methods of easy recognition." Chapters include: On imitation and the wet fly; The evolution of the Northern trout fly; On materials and the construction of flies; Fly-fishing tactics on rivers; An approach to stillwaters; Ephemeroptera - the upwinged flies; Sedge or caddis flies; Stoneflies; Diptera; Other creatures of importance to the angler; Miscellaneous patters; A postscript on rods and reels.
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