The Fisher Monk (ver 2.0)
A guide for the fisher who wants to:
Identify the mayfly species the trout are eating.
Select artificial flies to match the hatching naturals.
Test his knowledge of fly fishing lore.
Obtain high quality custom-tyed flies.
Find links to related sites.
Scientific key to identify mayflies from their morphology.
Match the Hatch under construction
An integrated package for identifying mayflies and the patterns to match them.
Find the hook to suit your fly.
Artificial flies: pictures, recipes, references and related information.
Tying Instructions (with photos) for select patterns.
Flyfishing Trivia Quiz
Test your knowledge of the fish, flies, gear, history and characters of flyfishing.
last modified 2/1/17
The Flyfishing Resource Guide Forums, equipment, fishing reports, fly patterns, and
Best of Western Fly Fishing Many fly patterns with
Fly Fisherman- the virtual flyshop. Hatch guide, quiz, flytying instructions,
patterns, and more.
Grays of Kilsyth Knots (with illustrated directions), flies for sale, and
Troutlet.com Lots of useful links.
Choosing Trout Flies A Simple Guide to Choosing Trout Flies
Flyfishing Entomology An aquatic entomology primer.
Updated Taxonomy for Selective Trout Updated nomenclature for mayflies featured in Selective Trout by Swisher and Richards.
Troutnut.com Photos of mayflies, artificial flies and more.
Mayfly Central The most recent
classification of the species of Ephemeroptera.
The Wonderful World of Insects Everything you wanted to know about
Bioinformatics project at FAMU This excellent science site includes information on
mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies and midges.
Freshwater Invertebrate Zoology Nymph photographs
(mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies).
Aquatic Insects Drawings of mayfly nymphs.
Chebucto, Halifax Ephemeroptera page