Increase your catch! Simple
new tactics that really work - you could actually increase your catch by 3
or 4 times! By the time you finish chapter two you will probably put this
book down, grab your rod and hit the stream. Patterns, Hatches,
Tactics, and Trout contains exciting new information that could
forever change the way you fly fish!
Tactics, and Trout
By Charles R. Meck
Finally! Pattern selection made
easy! You could waste a lot of time trying every new
pattern, method, or material that comes along. Now, this book sorts
through the over 10,000 possibilities for you - and reduces them to 75 top
patterns, with one overriding criteria in mind - do they catch trout over
a wide range of waters?
What's new, what works! Bead-heads:
Why they work! How to fish the hottest patterns to come along in fifty
years! The two-fly tandem rig! - Learn how to score when nothing else
works! Introducing the Patriot, the author's new topwater attractor that
works North, South, East and West!
love sunken spent spinners! The Green Weenie and other nymph patterns that
fool even the fussiest trout! Comparaduns and Parachutes: A fresh, new
approach to tying and fishing the top hatch-matching dry flies! The
Bi-Cycle: Fish two phases of the mayfly life cycle with one cast. New
materials! Meck has sorted through the many new materials currently on the
market. Now you will know which ones are worth your time and effort.
You'll find better materials and methods for tying the classic patterns.
Plus! Which new products really work? Bugskin, Larva Lace, Krystal Flash,
Sparkle Yarn, Poly Yarn, Antron Yarn, Polycelon and much more.
is the author of four other widely acclaimed books: Meeting and
Fishing the Hatches; Fishing Small Streams with a Fly Rod;
Pennsylvania Trout Streams and Their Hatches; and (with
Greg Hoover) Great Rivers-Great Hatches. He has also
contributed many articles to national periodicals such as Fly
Fisherman and American Angler. Charles has spoken to
more than 250 fly fishing groups. A specialist in aquatic entomology, Meck
has taught high school biology and served for 25 years as Regional
Director for Continuing Education at the Pennsylvania State University.
Charles lives in Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania.
Patterns, Hatches, Tactics, and
Trout looks at some simple tactics that catch more trout.
It examines the tandem, how to use it and what patterns work best with it.
The book also looks at the hatches and includes extensive hatch charts for
all parts of the United States. Whether you are a beginner or an expert
you can learn much from this book.
If you have difficulty deciding what fly to use on what day then Patterns,
Hatches, Tactics, and Trout should help. It looks at 75 top
patterns, with one overriding criterion in mindódo they catch trout over
a wide range of waters.
Here's what some of the readers have said after they tried some of the
techniques suggested in the book.
- "It's the best system of fly fishing I've ever seen." - E.
Morse, Shaker Heights, Ohio
- "My cousin has only fly fished once before, but your tandem
technique got him into a dozen trout that day." -A Lijoi,
- "On a recent trip to Horseshoe Lake I used a Patriot with great
success, landing four nice rainbows and one brown trout." -I.
David, Lakeside, AZ
- "I had to write to tell you how pleased I am about the tandem
after reading about it in Patterns, Hatches, Tactics, and Trout. I
figure that I've quintupled my productivity." - C. Josephson,
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