Terrestrials: A Modern Approach to Fishing and Tying with Synthetic and Natural Materials
Complete reference on using ant, beetle, bee, spider, fly, and moth imitations to lure trout. Dozens of patterns.
* Complete guide to fishing and tying terrestrial insect imitations
* Instructions for tying dozens of patterns using synthetic and natural materials
* Effective fishing techniques for terrestrials
This definitive book on terrestrials shows fly fishermen how to take advantage of a major food source for trout. Authors Harrison R. Steeves III and Ed Koch explain the biology and food value of beetles, ants, crickets, hoppers, bees, butterflies, and spiders and discuss their importance to anglers family-by-family. They examine why wary trout are often attracted to terrestrials and provide detailed instructions for tying dozens of imitations with natural and synthetic materials.Contains many useful tips about using bees, beetles, ants, moths, flies & spiders to lure trout, as well as new info on terrestrial families, their food value & tying patterns that will inspire on-stream success. 34 color photos, 60 drawings; 6x9 inches, 272 pgs.