Published On: Tue, Feb 10th, 2015

Parsons, John – Deceiving Trout – The Flytier’s Art – An International Guide

Deceiving Trout – The Flytier’s Art – An International Guide

by John Parsons

Deceiving Trout by John Parsons

Flies tied by John Morton and Brian Hussey Published by SeTo/Halcyon Publishing, Auckland, New Zealand. First published 1988. Size: 260mm x 190mm. 174pp. Numerous colour photographs. Many line art drawings. Hardcover.

“History and diagrams of twenty-five internationally renowned fly patterns including Greenwell’s Glory, Muddler Minnow, Quill Gordon, Water Boatman, Pye’s Sedge, Sawyer’s Pheasant Tail, Coch y Bonddu, and Midge Pupa.

The art of deceiving trout has fascinated man for centuries. John Parsons has gathered his love of trout fishing, his fascination with the literature of the sport, and his writing and photography skills, into the making of this book on the 25 food-forms of trout and their imitation.

Superb examples of these 25 flies have been prepared by John Morton and Brian Hussey, leading exponents in the art of fly tying – illustrated with full-colour photographs and step-by-step diagrams on how to tie them. This book will appeal, not only to the fly tying enthusiast but to everyone who fishes for trout with a fly.”

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