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    Definitive reference work for cracking the code on fly fishing east of the Mississippi River. Detailed section on identifying hatches; when & where the major hatches occur; the famous Hex hatch in Michigan to the Hendrickson hatch on the Housatonic. Also has a guide to the flies to use in fishing these hatches -traditional imitations, regional variations, & advice on designing unique new flies. 40 B&W photos, 8 color pgs. & 10 maps; 7x10 inches, 240 pgs.

    The book begins with a detailed section on identifying hatches that will enable anglers to know what they're looking at when they see those bugs on the water. Part II of the book is a complete guide on when & where the major hatches occur. You'll learn about everything from the famous Hex hatch in Michigan to the Hendrickson hatch on the Housatonic. Fuller conveys this detail in charts and in discussion. Finally, Part III is a guide to the flies to use in fishing these hatches--traditional imitations, regional variations, & advice on designing unique new flies.

    Never before has anyone offered a guide of this magnitude. Every fly fisherman will benefit from this addition to his arsenal.

    * First book to fully address this important & vast fishing subject
    * Essential information that all fly anglers use
    * Combines bug characteristic into with timing and where-to info

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:


    Tom Fuller
     is the author of Underwater Flies for Trout and Fly Fishing Southern New England as well as numerous articles for all the major fishing magazines. he is a regional columnist for Outdoor Life. Fuller lives in Belchertown, Massachusetts.

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