Midges may be small, but in many streams and lakes around the world they are the most important year-round food source for trout. Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka team up to provide readers with the most comprehensive midge pattern and fishing techniques resource to date. Stunning photos and detailed illustrations show the life cycle of the naturals, fishing and rigging techniques for a wide range of waters, and over 1,000 midge patterns. Whether you tie or buy your flies, this collection of cutting-edge advice from experts around the world will help you catch more fish.* First comprehensive book of contemporary midge patterns * Over 1,000 midge patterns and recipes from around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, and Canada * Tying steps for 15 essential pattern styles plus fishing techniques, tips, and tricks from experts on rivers and stillwaters
Jerry Hubka is a commercial artist and coauthor of Modern Midges. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado. Rick Takahashi is a frequent contributor to Fly Fisherman magazine and designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. He is coauthor of Modern Midges. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.