This truly is the bible for serious (or beginner) fly tyers.
One hundred of the best fly patterns are shown in step-by-step illustrations. It focuses on the most effective flies for trout and salmon, but also describes flies effective in catching a variety of freshwater and saltwater fish. Several categories of flies are included, such as dry flies, nymphs, wet flies, streamers and hairwings.
Complete with charts and symbols that show which flies catch which fish and the degree of difficulty of tying each fly, as well as a list of required tools and materials. It's a must-read for anyone who likes fly fishing.
Spiral bound to lie open flat while you tie the fly of your choice. Hardcover, 6 1/2" × 8", 256 pages, 2003.