Few folks fish Western tailwaters like Pat Dorsey, and in his book, Tying and Fish Tailwater Flies, Dorsey shares his secret patterns that he relies on daily to fool trout in some of the most challenging tailwaters in the West. Dorsey's signature series of Mercury flies designed for ultra-selective trout are featured, as well as his favorite ''guide flies''—those patterns he depends on day in and day out to catch fish for his clients. Readers will not only learn how to tie patterns that cover all major trout-stream foods—Baetis, Tricos, PMSs, scuds, caddis and stoneflies—but Dorsey also shares strategies for fishing his flies complete with detailed illustrations of the rigs he uses. Whether you fish tailwaters in the Rockies, spring creeks in California or freestone streams nationwide, Tying and Fishing Tailwaters Flies will give you the edge you're looking for. 193 pages. Color photos and illustrations.
- 500 step-by-step photos for 24 proven patterns
- Tactics honed on tailwaters to help you catch tough fish in any river
- Learn to tie the entire Mercury series and many other patterns
- Detailed rigging and fishing instructions for all season and water conditions
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