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CLASSIC TROUT FLIES 18 CARD SET
Author: Ernest G. Schwiebert, Jr.
Publisher: Scott & Nix, May 2013
Binding: Gift Card
Eighteen deluxe cards + matching envelopes. Eighteen cards including beautifully rendered trout flies, painstakingly illustrated by Ernest G. Schwiebert. Included: March Brown, Great Red Spinner, Great Leadwing Coachman, Dark Hendrickson, Dark Bluewinged Olive, Great Claret Spinner, Silver Sedge, Wickham?s Fancy, Great Cinnamon Sedge, Dark Brown Sedge, Little Black Sedge, Alderfly, Blue Quill, Greenwell?s Glory, Light Cahill Olive Quill, Red Quill, Gordon Quill. 18x24 inches.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ernest G. Schwiebert, Jr. was a founding member of Trout Unlimited, the Federation of Flyfishers, and Theodore Gordon Flyfishers. He wrote and illustrated many influential books about the sport of flyfishing, including Matching the Hatch (Macmillan, 1955), Trout (Dutton, 1978), Remembrance of Rivers Past (Macmillan, 1972), Death of a Riverkeeper (Dutton, 1980), and Nymphs Volumes I and II, Revised Edition (Lyons Press, 2007).
Schwiebert was a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers including Fly Fisherman, Field & Stream, Sports Afield, Esquire, and the New York Times. His work is featured in a poster, prints, and a revised edition of Matching the Hatch from Scott & Nix, Inc. He passed away at his home in Princeton, New Jersey in 2005. He was 74.