Book review: “The Classic Wet Fly Box”

These were real fishing flies, in other words, and not only do they form the core of the 100 patterns covered in The Classic Fly Box, they form its implicit argument: that classic wet flies are not anachronisms, but flies that catch fish, and that a truly “classic” box of wet flies contains fishing flies—simple, effective ties

Book review: 101 Favorite Dry Flies

101 Favorite Dry Flies: History, Tying Tips, and Fishing Strategies By David Klausmeyer. Published by Skyhorse Publishing, 2013; $14.95 softbound. A Book Review by Bud Bynack “Inspiration comes to fly tyers in many different ways. Some evenings, it comes from the bottom of a glass, although the results usually tend to look seriously weird in…