Dave Klausmeyer is editor and photographer of Fly Tyer Magazine. His many books include Rocky Mountain Trout Flies: A Postcard Book (Lyons Press) and Guide Flies, Striped Bass Flies. His articles and photography have appeared in American Angler, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod & Reel, and Gray’s Sporting Journal.
The Master's Fly Box will contain 21 chapters. Each chapter will be based on an interview with one premiere angler. Each chapter describes that angler's theories about fly design, as well as his favorite fishing techniques. Each chapter will contain tips about where and when to fish, and tackle selection. This approach will give readers information about both fly tying as well as fishing, and will increase the books appeal to the broadest group of readers.
The Master's Fly Box will feature more than 200 photographs of flies with complete pattern recipes. Participants will also submit print-quality photographs of themselves and their clients fishing.
List of Subjects:
Initial invitations to participate in The Master's Fly Box will be sent to the following anglers. These subjects are among the most active anglers in the field, and regularly appear at fly-fishing shows and clubs across North America. They are also among the sport's most published authors. In addition to having high profiles within the angling community, participants were selected to represent a broad geographic area:
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The experts’ secrets for success, in their own words