Barr's Flies: How to Tie and Fish the Copper John, the Barr Emerger, and Dozens of Other Patterns, Variations and Rigs by John S. Barr
Barr shares his "confidence" patterns, the flies that he carries with him at all times to cover nearly every scenario an angler might encounter on the water. When used at an appropriate time with a good presentation, they are guaranteed to catch fish. Barr tells how he developed each fly, gives tips on when & how to fish them, & explains how he fishes multiple-fly rigs with the Copper John as the center of a 3-fly system that optimizes fish-catching potential. 570 color fly photos by Charlie Craven, 22 illus; 8.5x11 inches, 184 pgs.