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MAYFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA: LIMITED EDITION Scott & Nix, Inc. is proud to offer Mayflies of North America, a new series of four fine art reproduction posters of Ernest G. Schweiberts masterful mayflies. Using original art loaned from the Schwiebert estate, each of the 12 _ 18 inch posters features 30 illustrations of natural mayflies in perfect pose, just as Schwiebert illustrated them. From tiny Blue Winged-Olive Psuedos to massive Yellow Drakes and Coffin Flies, here are all the mayfly species that are important to anglers across the continent. The illustrations are labeled with common names and up-to-date scientific names and are grouped by time of emergence and life stages from the adult to the spinner or imago. Perfectly accurate and perfectly printed, the Mayflies of North America set is ideal for any anglers home, office, or vacation lodge.Ernest G. Schwiebert was just twenty-five years old when his ground-breaking Matching the Hatch was first published in 1955. Over the years, this now classic book helped define a new era of flyfishing by focusing on the use of natural imitative insect patternsit also introduced the ubiquitous phrase match the hatch to millions of anglers all over the world.Color plate sections of the original Matching the Hatch featured exquisitely detailed pencil and watercolor drawings of mayflies created by Schwiebert to accompany his text. Schwiebert collected and preserved mayflies from his fishing trips and meticulously rendered all the major species to help anglers identify and to imitate natural insects with artificial flies.Fine-paper limited edition available on special Cranes Crest Fluorescent White Wove 110# cover-weight paper. Set of 4. ISBN: 0-SAN-25 publish date: 08/01/2008
Binding Type: Poster
ISBN: 0-SAN-25
Publisher: Scott & Nix
Author: Ernest Schwiebert

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