''Charlie's Fly Box'' Book by Charlie Craven
- The 17 best-selling patterns for trout, bass and saltwater flats species
- Over 750 step-by-step photos
- 60 pattern recipes, with author's favorite variations
The Fly Box is a 220-page hardcover written by Charlie Craven. It contains over 750 step-by-step photos plus 60 pattern recipes. The author shows you how to tie 17 best-selling patterns for trout, bass and saltwater species such as bonefish and permit.
A commercial fly-tier for over 30 years, Charlie Craven has tied flies for almost every species of gamefish—freshwater and saltwater. His favorite? Trout flies for the Rockies. Umpqua Feather Merchants produces 15 of his patterns. Co-owner of Charlie's Fly Box in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado, he is an author, photographer, and respected fly tier for the Fly Fisherman Foundation Forty, as well as the FlyBench iPhone app. John Barr, creator of the Copper John and Barr Emerger, said, “Charlie Craven is the best fly tier I have ever known.”