This volume contains a detailed treatise on the different methods of tying the various kinds of salmon flies, including information on the dressings of forty flies. This comprehensive text will be of considerable utility to the fly-fisherman, and would make for a great addition to collections of fly-fishing and general angling literature. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, making this a valuable resource for both the fishermen of today, and those of tomorrow as well. The chapters of this book include: Hooks; Materials, Implements, etc.; On Dying Furs and Feathers; Gut Loops, etc., Tags and Tails; Butts, Ribbing, Bodies, and Hackles; Hackles, Jointed Bodies, and Grubs; Wings; Dressings for Salmon Flies, et cetera. This text was first published in 1892, and is being republished now complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fishing.