FLY FISHER'S ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY
Author: Darrel Martin
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Jun 2000
Full explanations of more than 350 terms & phrases used by fly fishers past and present, including fly tying, entomology, historic equipment, and angling methods. 150 B/w illus & photos; 6x9 inches, 288 pgs.
The Fly Fisher's Illustrated Dictionary, is a compendium of popular and specialized fly-fishing terms and phrases, including fly tying, entomology, historic equipment, and angling methodsillustrated with more than 150 drawings and photographs. The entries are listed alphabetically, and are supported by anecdote and description.
This is a book for those interested in the lore and language of fly fishing; it is a treasure trove of useful facts, arcane knowledge, and modern references; and includes detailed information on such subjects as tying proportions and terms, insect nomenclature, and hook shapes. From gildard to Isabella buff, from leveret to snoods, here is a charming ready reference to the pastwith practical information for all present anglers.
The book is graced with hundreds of helpful black-and-white photographs and line drawings by the author. Foreword by Ted Leeson.
PRAISE FOR DARREL MARTIN'S MICROPATTERNS
Martin plays a trout fishermans classic tunes with modern lyrics in helping to unravel the dual mysteries of small flies and large, selective trout.
An excellent workwell researched, comprehensive, authoritative. Dick Talleur
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Darrel Martin, a regular columnist for Fly Rod & Reel, is the author of Micropatterns and Fly-Tying Methods. He lives in Tacoma, Washington.