A. K. Best GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), October 2006 Binding Type: Softcover ISBN: 1-59228-955-X Describes 90 patterns, illustrated in more then 200 color photos with complete step-by-step tying instructions from a man who claims not to be comfortable about tying a pattern until he's tied a hundred dozen of them. A.K. has fished each of these patterns for at least 6 years, many as much as 25 years, continually refining the patterns to make them easier to tie, more durable & more effective at fooling trout. Full color, 200 color photos; 7x9 inches, 224 pgs. More Information: – A look into the fly box of a legendary fly tyer – Complete step-by-step tying instructions – Full-color photographs throughout Fly tying, the foundation of a major sport, is also an art form. And the Picasso of fly tying is A. K. Best. A. K. Best’s Fly Box includes more than 200 full-color illustrations depicting naturals and their highly developed imitations, all of which have been used and refined by A. K. himself over many years. WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING: "I learned most of twhat I know now and use about fly tying from my old friend A. K. Best." -John Gierach ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A. K. Best’s books on fly tying are modern classics. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, and appears regularly in John Gierach’s popular fishing adventures.