– Features detailed photographs of adults, emergers, and larvae, so readers will be able to successfully identify a hatch – Orvis is the most widely trusted name in fly-fishing equipment and training – For intermediate to advanced anglers / Based on the original Orvis Caddisfly Handbook, this wholly revised title is small and light enough to carry along for use on the water. Caddisflies are as crucial a trout food as mayflies or baitfish, and any serious trout angler needs to know these insects well. Detailed descriptions and photographs of the major caddisfly species will direct the angler toward correct insect identification and fly-pattern choice. / The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Caddisflies is a convenient and thorough guide to identifying all the major caddis varieties east and west of the Mississippi. The authors describe caddisflies by their habitats, food sources, pupal cases, and egg-laying habits. Includes a caddisfly identifier section with an in-scale silhouette for comparison with actual specimens, and a description of how to make proper imitations.