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CADDISFLY HANDBOOK: AN ORVIS STREAMSIDE GUIDE
Author: Dick Pobst and Carl Richards
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Jan 1999
Thorough guide to identifying all the major caddis varieties east and west of the Mississippi. Sections color-coded by species with successful patterns. Full color; 4x7 inches, 144 pgs.
This easy-to-use streamside handbook is a succinct and thorough guide to the identification of one of the most crucial and misunderstood trout-stream insectscaddisflieswhich in some parts of the country are the most important food for trout. The books compact size and sections color-coded by species allow portability and easy reference for the angler of new or familiar streams. Large four-color photographs of all the major species and detailed line drawings throughout aid in accurately classifying the hatches of the East and West by larva, emerger, and adult insect. Successful patterns and detailed information on the life cycle of different caddis give the angler examples of what flies to fish and how to fish them.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Dick Pobst lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is the author of Trout Stream Insects, another Orvis Streamside Guide, which Fly Rod & Reel called excellent work, as tiny and as valuable a book as you can buy.
Carl Richards is co-author with Doug Swisher of the classic work Selective Trout. He lives in Comstock Park, Michigan.