The fifth in a new Stackpole Books series featuring 50 important flies from a particular region, tied by anglers with close ties and local knowledge of the place.This volume, by Colorado angling expert Pat Dorsey, showcases flies that work well on the water there and pays tribute to the region he knows so well. Though not a tying manual, each fly is featured in a spread that includes a large, easy-to-see image, recipe, and tying notes.
Pat Dorsey has been guiding for more than thirty years and is the head guide and co-owner of the Blue Quill Angler fly shop in Evergreen, Colorado. He is a Simms Ambassador; a Fishpond Ambassador; a member of the pro staffs of Sage, Orvis, Yeti, Whiting Farms, and Scientific Anglers; and the Southwest field editor for Fly Fisherman magazine. He also maintains an online stream report that monitors stream flows and conditions for the Blue, Colorado, South Platte, North Fork of the South Platte, and Williams Fork rivers. He lives in Parker, Colorado.