Essential Saltwater Flies (Softcover)

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  • Now available in 1 handy volume, here are the 38 patterns every saltwater fisherman needs. Flies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, & more. Includes the Deceiver, Surf Candy, & Gotcha. Step-by-step tying photos.

    * The 38 patterns every saltwater fisherman needs
    * Flies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, snappers, jacks, yellowtail, bonito, bonefish, & tarpon
    * Step-by-step tying photos

    Now available in 1 handy volume, here are the best flies--including the Deceiver, Surf Candy, & Gotcha--for catching the most sought-after saltwater species. From the abundance of saltwater flies available today, Jaworowski picks the essential, innovative flies that are the foundation of the sport. Included are tying techniques & tips as well as knot-tying instructions & notes for fishing the flies.

    WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING: “If you’re unsure about what patterns to use for fly-fishing salt water, this book gives the answers. Featuring fish-approved flies, razor-sharp photos, & clear tying instructions, it’s the essential tool for serious saltwater fly fishers.” --Lefty Kreh

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
    Essential Saltwater Flies is Ed Jaworowski’s fourth book, & he’s written articles for more than twenty international periodicals. His angling travels, classes, & lectures have taken him around much of the western hemisphere. A resident of southeastern Pennsylvania, he is retired from Villanova University, where he taught for more than forty years. He has taken over one hundred fresh- & saltwater species on the fly but admits to a special passion for fly fishing the surf for bluefish & striped bass, which he pursues in his nearby mid-Atlantic waters & New England.

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