Super Bass Flies

The Hows and Whys of Catching Bass on Flies: 185 Recipes with 35 Step-by-Step Tying Instructions

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About The Book

“Pat Cohen of Super Fly is the modern-day hair master. So exceptional is his work that many of his fans consider his flies more art than tackle. . . . Not only is Pat Cohen the man when it comes to tying hair bugs, he’s also a leading expert on fishing them.” —Field & Stream

After a lifetime of bass fishing and a decade of tying flies to catch them, Pat Cohen shares in Super Flies the abundance of tips, tactics, and fly recipes he has gathered in pursuing bass on the fly. In creating his own proprietary bass patterns, he has made smart design choices based on an understanding of the prey an angler might imitate in a particular presentation. He researched each food source to give insight into the flies he features from some of the best tiers in the world. He has divided the book into three main areas that feature:

  • Topwater mice, frogs, birds, floating minnows, dragonflies, damsel flies, and hoppers
  • Mid-column flies, including Spaghetti Cat, Fleeing Bucktail, and Manbearpig
  • Bottom-dweller flies, including Shaggin’ Dragon, Mud Puppet, and Sulking Sculpin
  • Techniques for fishing each type of fly
  • And much more.
Every fly in Super Fliescomes with a short description offering insight into how the creator recommends fishing it, and he offers additional step-by-step instructions for tying his original designs. Use Super Flies as a handy reference to expand your base knowledge of creative solutions for bass on the fly.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (March 3, 2020)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510736894

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Raves and Reviews

"Pat Cohen has made a career of taking deer hair and peacock feathers and turning them into fishing magic." —Bloomberg

"Pat Cohen is a genius when it comes to the patterns he is creating at the vise." —Jesse Males, Wide Open Spaces

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