Concise text & 100s of sharp, color photos, including step-by-step & artistic individual fly plates. Covers: materials for steelhead flies; basic tying techniques; hairwing & featherwing flies; Spey & Dee styles; Practitioners, shrimp & prawn patterns; dry flies & much more. A must-have for all steelhead fly-fishermen. Full color; 9x12 inches, 216 pgs.
More Information: Author John Shewey Steelhead flies represent the highest echelon of artistic fly-dressing. They enjoy a rich tradition as both a functionally designed lure for tempting the much-revered steelhead, but also as a creative expression of the aesthetic appeal of fly angling. John Shewey, author of the acclaimed Spey Flies & Dee Flies, has produced another well-written and researched book, rich in technique, method and innovation. Through concise text and hundreds of sharp, color photographs--including step-by-step and artistic individual fly plates--Shewey covers: materials for steelhead flies; basic tying techniques; hairwing and featherwing flies; Spey and Dee styles; Practitioners, shrimp and prawn patterns; dry flies and much more. This book is a must-have for all steelhead fly-fishermen.