Eric Leiser is a master fly tyer, teacher, and expert on the
materials of the craft. He is the author of Fly Tying Materials,
The Complete Book of Fly Tying, 2nd edition, as well as
coauthor with Larry Solomon of The Caddis and the
C. Boyd Pfeiffer is an award-winning outdoor journalist widely known for his expertise in fresh- and saltwater fishing, tackle, fly tying, fly fishing, and outdoor photography. He is the author of The Complete Book of Tackle Making, Tying Warmwater Flies, and Complete Photo Guide to Fly Tying: 300 Tips, Techniques, and Methods (The Freshwater Angler).
Jack Gartside is considered one of the most innovative and prolifically inventive fly tiers of the modern era. He is the author of Fly Patterns for the Adventurous Tyer, Secret Flies, The Fly Fisherman's Guide to Boston Harbor, and Original Salt Water Fly Patterns. He died in 2009.