Inside Ephemeridae Nuptialis Volatus by Roberto Messori has been carefully presented fourty-nine artificial imitation of dun, spinner, and spent of Italian, European, North American ephemera, illustrated with pictures and descriptions. Available in four languages
Twenty-nine construction types were used, mostly unpublished, for the realization of wings, hackles and bodies of imitations. The dressings have been completed with fifty-one pictures of subimagos and imagos of the imitated ephemera.
The first part of the book analyzes the theory of Fundamental Characteristic and how it relates to the alarm level of fish. Indeed, it is a determining feature to consider when choosing materials and fly tying techniques. The book also describes some models of Renato Cellere
, Enzo Bortolani
and Walter Luzi
Roberto Messori in this book tie almost exclusively with natural materials. Different models illustrates different fly tying techniques, as the semi parachute, the extended body made by deer hair
or pheasant tail made directly on the hook with easy and functional processes, or the Pointillism Fly, based on the decomposition of colors like the famous artistic current