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A Modern Dry-Fly Code

Marinaro, Vincent C.

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ISBN 10: 1558214135 / ISBN 13: 9781558214132
Published by Lyons Press, U.S.A., 1997
Condition: Very Good to Near Fine Hardcover
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A wonderful copy for the collector. (New forward by Datus Proper) Small fold near right hand front corner of dj. Dust jacket not price-clipped and is in protective mylar. No interior markings. 3 pages of color photos of fly patterns originated by author. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 19419

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Title: A Modern Dry-Fly Code

Publisher: Lyons Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Bates, Pearce

Book Condition:Very Good to Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good to Near Fine

Edition: First Edition First Printing

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A Modern Dry-Fly Code has been described as "the best angling work of the last half century" and "the first original American contribution to fly fishing." It is a towering classic - intense, knowledgeable, and written with exacting care. Forty-seven years ago, when it was first published, it was far ahead of its time; today its insights into the behavior patterns of insects and feeding trout, its development of new and highly effective fly-fishing techniques, and its dramatic innovations in dry-fly dressing will remain valid and highly effective. Marinaro's reevaluation of the importance of terrestrial insects and his development of such patterns as the Jassid, the Ant, and the Pontoon Hopper expand the fly-fishing season far beyond the traditional period. His patterns, shown in full color, are widely acclaimed and used with striking success throughout the country. His valuable streamside studies remain models for anyone who would observe the most mysterious and intriguing of fish - the trout. Finally, A Modern Dry-Fly Code presents the first complete treatise on America's now-famous limestone waters, a generous ratio of practical lore and engaging reminiscence, and a profound rationale for the art of fly fishing. (53/4 X 81/2, 298 pages, color photos, b&w photos, illustrations)

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