Tying and Fishing Soft-Hackles, Flymphs, Winged Wets, and All-Fur Wet Flies
EXTENT: 224 pages
Dave Hughes has long believed that wet flies have an essential place in everyone's fly box and repertoire of trout tactics. That's why he has updated this 1995 classic with the benefit of the last two decades of developments in materials, tying, and fishing techniques. Instructions for making over 60 soft-hackled flies, flymphs, winged wets, and all-fur wet flies 13,000 copies sold in hardcover"
Meet the author Dave Hughes
Dave Hughes began fly-fishing for trout in his early teens and for the last thirty-six years, he has made a study of trout streams and lakes, the natural foods on which trout feed, and the flies that take trout in the widest variety of circumstances. Dave has fished for trout around the world, is founding president of Oregon Trout, and a life member of the Federation of Fly Fishers. He has written regularly for Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, Flyfishing, American Angler, Field & Stream, and Gray’s Sporting Journal and is a respected author with over 20 books to his credit. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Reviews for Wet Flies
Wet Flies was the book that ignited my imagination in new and exciting ways, encouraging me to think beyond the dry fly and nymph…This is not a superficial revision, but rather contains substantial contributions to an already great work.
Flyfishing & Fly Tying Journal