RESERVOIR TROUT FLIES
An Angler’s Guide to Successful
Adrian V. W.
of this invaluable and comprehensive book is
two fold. Firstly, to discuss the design and
dressing of reservoir trout flies with a
view to understanding how they actually
appear to the trout. Secondly, to provide a
reference guide to the most popular and
successful reservoir fly patterns in use
Please follow this link to see the flies used by Adrian Freer,
Fishing Naturals (September 2005 talk to
for details of
Adrian Freer's new book
Fishing Techniques which expands on the brief details
Please follow this link to
Freer's Author's Page
the design of artificial flies with
supporting photographs showing their
appearance and behaviour beneath the water.
the dressings over 270 fly patterns divided
into nymphs, wet flies, lures (including fry
patterns), dry flies & emergers, and
ease of reference a photograph of each fly,
the dressing menu, a list of variants and
comments on each individual pattern are all
shown on the same page.
a comprehensive ‘on the bench’ reference
handbook for both the amateur and
professional fly tyer.
helpful advice to anglers contemplating
tying their own flies for the first time.
over 380 colour photographs together with
diagrams and tables.
The Crowood Press
ISBN 978 1 84797 208 8
235 x 165mm
Some time ago the Association
published a series of 16 fly patterns in the
newsletter. These patterns were submitted
by members as being flies worth trying in the
Leicestershire region. These patterns
have been uploaded onto this web-site for
ready reference. Although possibly a
little dated now, they may well still be
highly effective flies.
Click Here to
access the list
Why not tie them
and try them?