MATCHING THE HATCH - SCHWIEBERT - EASTON PRESS
Matching The Hatch. A Practical Guide to Imitation of Insects Found on Eastern and Western Trout Waters by Ernest G. Schwiedert Jr. (1955). This attractive Collector’s Edition was published by the Easton Press in 1996.
“Many trout fishermen are not too much interested in trout stream insects. They merely want to get away for a few hours on some stream and catch a few fish. Too often, a few fish is exactly what they catch with such a haphazard approach.” Ernest G. Schwiebert, Jr.
Chapters include: The Evolution of Fly Fishing, The Trout and His Habits, The Principal Streams, Eastern and Western May Flies, Caddis Flies and Stone Flies, The Stream Diary, On Ethics and Philosophy Astream plus Hatching Charts & Fly patterns.
"No amount of detail deters him, and his ability to assimilate it and make it palatable to the reader is impressive." Arnold Gingrich "The Fishing in Print"
Printed on archival paper, bound in genuine leather with gold tooling to covers and spine, satin marker ribbon, all edges gilt, 214 pages.(Please also take a moment to view our beautiful Trout print collection.)