Covers the key features of order of insects important to anglers. Each major family is treated with useful tables of when and where the insects hatch, imitating patterns with tying instructions and much more. 365 photos, 41 illustrations, 24 color plates; 8x11 inches, 223 pgs.
Fly fisher's entomology and fly pattern field guide. Besides teaching you about major families of insects, Hughes and Hafele describe with tables when various species of insects hatch. Specific fly patterns are suggested to imitate insects. Shows all major insect families in various stages of development as foods for trout. Fly tying instructions are given for each. Monumental reference and educational work.