Handbook of Hatches: Introductory Guide to the Foods Trout Eat & the Most Effective Flies to Match Them
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"Excellent ... invaluable." -- The New York Times, on Dave Hughes
Popular reference work updated with full-color photos of the insects
An understandable approach and useful guide to fishing hatches
Covers mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies, midges, dragonflies, boatmen, alderflies, and hellgrammites
Fishing success comes from making wise observations on stream and acting on them right away. In Handbook of Hatches, Hughes teaches how to match the hatch and not worry about identifying the insect until later, if at all, and to fish better, focus on shape, size, and color to choose the best fly for the situation.
About the Author
Dave Hughes is a highly respected fly-fishing writer with more than two dozen books in print, including Trout from Small Streams: 2nd Edition, Handbook of Hatches: 2nd Edition, and Trout Flies. He lives in Portland, Oregon.