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Dick Brown has stalked bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook, and other tropical saltwater species for over 30 years.
Recently, Lyons Press released a new edition of Fly Fishing for Bonefish featuring the latest discoveries in bonefish behavior and prey preferences as well as new angling techniques, strategy, equipment, and flies. And in the summer of 2011, Lyons released an all new second edition of Bonefish Fly Patterns, 2nd Edition: Tying, Selecting, and Fishing All the Best Bonefish Flies from Today’s Best Tiers, with the most comprehensive collection of bonefish fly patterns and tiers ever assembled in a single volume, profiling more than 195 fly patterns from over 100 veteran flats anglers and fly tiers worldwide.
Dick is also an innovative fly designer, tyer, and authority on bonefish patterns. He has created several signature flats flies including the Beady Crab, the Hare Trigger, the Strip Tease, the Phantom Crab, the Magic Mantis, and the Slinky Toad.
Dick has contributed to a number of angling books, including Bob Veverka’s Innovative Saltwater Flies, Mitchell Beasley’s The Complete Book of Fly-Fishing, Alan Robinson’s Saltwater Grand Slam, Salt Water Sportsman’s Saltwater Fishing Tactics, and Bill Cummings’ Atlantic Salmon Fishing. He has also written for Salt Water Sportsman, American Angler, Fly Fishing in Saltwaters, Fly Fisherman, Saltwater Fly Fishing, the Atlantic Salmon Journal, and The Yale Angler’s Journal.
In addition, Dick has fished for Atlantic salmon in Canada’s maritime provinces and for trout and steelhead in the American West and Northwest. He lives on the north shore of Massachusetts where he and his wife, Carol Wright, pursue striped bass, bluefish, and other inshore species, when they’re not exploring bonefish and permit flats to the south or the salmon rivers of Canada.