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Fishbugs The Aquatic Insects of an Eastern Fly Fisher

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ISBN-10: 0881506753

ISBN-13: 9780881506754

Edition: 2005

Authors: Thomas Ames, Thomas Ames, Carl Richards, Carl Richards

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This book of spectacular full-color photographs of common eastern aquatic insects is a fly tyer's dream. For centuries anglers have struggled with their peculiar dependency on the aquatic insects that put the word "fly" in fly fishing, discoursing obsessively on how to replicate them with fur and feathers, and even about what to call them. Volumes have been written on the subject, but until now there has never been a book like "Fishbugs." Following the success of his first book, hailed as "the most useful book for eastern fly fishers since Art Flick's "Streamside Guide,"" author Thomas Ames Jr. lets his photographic skills take center stage. His bigger-than-life studies of mayflies,…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication date: 9/20/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 10.25" wide x 11.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
The Motive
The Means
The Opportunity
Adaptation
The Language
The Insects
Spring
The Little Olive
The Blue Quill
The Quill Gordon
The Hendrickson
The Red Quill
The Hendrickson Spinner
The Crane Fly
The Sulfur
The Chocolate Dun
The Olive Dun Caddis
The Little Plain Brown Sedge
The Little Roach-like Stonefly
The March Brown
The Backswimmer
The Speckled Dun
The Yellow Sally
The Speckled-Wing Dun
The Dun Variant
The Golden Stonefly Creeper
The Golden Stonefly
The Giant Stonefly
The Dobsonfly
The Coffin Fly
The Dark Blue Sedge
The Gray Drake
The Yellow Drake
Summer
The Traveling Sedge
The Great Lead-Winged Drake
The Zebra Caddis
The Light Cahill
The Golden Drake
The White Miller
The Black Dancer
The Blue-Winged Olive
The Little Sister Caddis
Damsels and Dragons
The Narrow-Winged Damselfly
The Darner
The Faux Light Cahill
The Little Yellow Quill
The Strawman
The White Fly
The White-Winged Curse
Autumn
The Green Caddis
The Fool's Caddis
The Great Brown Autumn Sedge
The Scalloped Sedge
The Needle Fly
The Tiny Blue-Winged Olives
The Midge
Winter
The Winter Caddis
The Winter Stoneflies
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index