Details Adult mayflies' dates of appearance, molting and mating habits, and colors, shapes, and sizes
Tying Syl's Gold Plated Spinner and Syl's Gold Tail Spinner
After spending more than three years collecting, identifying, and studying spinners in the fertile and famous trout areas of Montana, Michigan, Idaho, and Yellowstone National Park, Sylvester Nemes designed more than thirty spinner fly patterns. From a miniature Trico to the gigantic Michigan Hex, they are all quick and easy to tie.
About the Author:
Sylvester Nemes is author of The Soft-Hackled Fly Addict and Two Centuries of Soft-Hackled Flies. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.
"It's a work of science as well as art, and a labor of love."
--Fly Rod & Reel
"Nemes' description of spinners and their behavior is valuable and undoubtedly represents an advance in collective knowledge of this subject."
166 pages, 32 color photos