A contemporary look at some of the most popular, longstanding, and versatile patterns in fly tying that can be adapted for any species, including bass, bonefish, carp, catfish, salmon, steelhead, trout, and more.
These patterns have long, colorful histories that are beautifully captured by Al Ritt, one the true ambassadors of the sport and iron men of fly tying. Over 1,200 step-by-step tying photos include recipes and instructions and show in great detail how to tie the basic patterns, when to fish them, and how to build upon and adapt the patterns for multiple species. Unlike any other fly tying book, 25 Best Most Versatile Flies will capture your imagination, challenge your skills, and help you scale up your fly box quickly for every situation!
8.5 x 11 inches, 396 pages