The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide
This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies. All the important techniques are illustrated with color photographs, from starting the thread on the hook to whip finishing. The book lays the basic ground work by fully explaining simple tying techniques, and then progresses to detailed tying instructions for some of the most popular, modern patterns. How to choose and prepare the correct material, and all the necessary tying steps for each fly, are detailed in superb, large, color photographs.Even if you have no previous tying experience, you'll be able to tie dries, nymphs, streamers, saltwater offerings, and bass bugs after just a few sessions with this book. The tier is then advised how to progress to similar patterns using the same basic techniques. Also included is a huge reference of fly patterns--more than four hundred flies from the Orvis catalog are shown in full color, along with their tying recipes and proportions for each one. This book, calling on the Orvis Company's vast resources and teaching experience and written by an author whose name is synonymous with Orvis, is sure to become the bible for fly tyers of all skill levels.
- Brand: Brand: The Lyons Press
- ASIN: 1592281214
Fly Tying For Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies
Any angler who takes up the art of fly tying will discover an added dimension to the wonderful sport of fly fishing. This profusely illustrated instruction book shows beginners how to craft 50 professional-looking flies for trout and salmon fishing. Each fly-tying project consists of step-by-step instructions accompanied by close-up photos of the work in progress and a large photo of the finished fly. Beginners will learn how to make dry flies, wet flies, bugs, nymphs, hairwings, and streamers. They'll also get advice on which flies are best for catching which variety of fish. Author Peter Gathercole is the ideal fly-tying instructor, offering a thorough grounding in the core techniques required for fly tying, while assuming no previous knowledge on the reader's part. As he instructs, he also demonstrates that with good guidance and a little practice, every angler can tie a fly that is good enough to fool a fish. More than 500 color photos.
- Brand: Gathercole, Peter
- ASIN: 0764158457
Essential Saltwater Flies: Step-by-Step Tying Instructions; 38 Indispensable Designs & Their Most Useful Variations
The 38 patterns every saltwater fisherman needsFlies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, snappers, jacks, yellowtail, bonito, bonefish, and tarponStep-by-step tying photosNow available in one handy volume, here are the best flies--including the Deceiver, Surf Candy, and Gotcha--for catching the most sought-after saltwater species. From the abundance of saltwater flies available today, Jaworowski picks the essential, innovative flies that are the foundation of the sport. Included are tying techniques and tips as well as knot-tying instructions and notes for fishing the flies.
- ASIN: 0811734595
- UPC: 011557034592
The Benchside Introduction to Fly Tying
Following the incredible success of The Fly Tier s Benchside Reference, this popular duo has created another unique fly-tying book. The first 25 pages of this oversized, hardcover spiral-bound book are filled with fly-tying techniques, the last 164 pages are cut horizontally across the page. The top half of the page shows tying steps for numerous patterns, and includes references to techniques that are explained step by step in the bottom half. Now you are free to look at the fly you are tying, while getting detailed instructions on a specific technique required for that fly. This groundbreaking book is sure to thrill all fly tiers.
- ASIN: 157188369X
Charlie Craven's Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish
Learn to tie 17 popular nymphs, dry flies, and streamersMaster fundamental tying techniques in a series of practical lessons Charlie Craven's Basic Fly Tying is a modern course in fly-tying fundamentals covering the essential tools, materials, and techniques needed to tie a wide range of popular flies. With 1,000 photos, Craven covers cutting-edge techniques for the more tried-and-true classics, such as the Royal Wulff, Adams, and Hare's Ear, and shares innovative approaches to current patterns such as the Brassie, RS2, and Copper John.With clear, concise text, Craven provides tips and techniques from his over thirty years of tying flies for fly shops on Colorado's Front Range. This book is built on Craven's successful fly-tying classes, which start out with simple flies and work toward more complex patterns, all the while teaching techniques and introducing materials by tying popular patterns that catch fish in Eastern and Western streams. This series of lessons show how flies build on one another, enabling readers to tie a wide range of patterns simply by breaking them down into parts. Craven illustrates the progression with his meticulous directions to fingerbusters like Copper Johns, Stimulators, and Humpies.This book, which is sure to become a standard text for basic fly tyi...
- Color: One Color
- Brand: Books/DVD
- ASIN: 0979346029
Essential Trout Flies: Step-by-step tying instructions for 31 indispensable pattern styles and their most useful variations (Step-By-Step Tying Instructions for 31 Indispensible Pattern)
- Color: One Color
- Brand: Angler's Book Supply
- ASIN: 0811727483
- UPC: 011557027488
Tying Dry Flies: The Complete Dry Fly Instruction and Pattern Manual (Flyfishing Reference)
Though not always easy, of the many fly fishing methods, dry-fly fishing is the easiest. This full-color book offers dry-fly fishing tips, entomology, historical information, plus shows you how to tie the world's most popular dry-flies with over 850 step-by-step color photos. Through 26 demonstration patterns you will learn how to tie the most effective dry-flies with speed, ease, and effiency.
- ASIN: 1885212054
Fusion Fly Tying: Steelhead, Salmon, and Trout Flies of the Synthetic Era
Thorough and complete how-to guide for fusion fly tyingShares essential techniques with clear instructionsWritten by Greg Senyo, an expert on tying your own flies Do you want to learn more efficient and effective methods for fusion fly tying? Are you wondering which types of synthetic fly work best for which fish and where? If so, this guide is for you. Fusion Fly Tying highlights 35 of Senyo’s signature and tried-and-true steelhead flies used throughout North America. They are suitable for many types of fish, including Atlantic salmon, bass, and trout. Fusion Fish Tying includes step-by-step and high resolution photography that is current and easily applied. Over the past seven years, Greg Senyo built a massive customer base with his company Steelhead Alley Outfitters. The supply of Steelhead Alley Outfitter’s resources doesn’t quite match the demand. To address this, Senyo wrote Fusion Fly Tying. This book will teach the reader how to work with synthetic materials, especially shanks, fish skulls and fish masks, heavy wire, new age flash, and synthetic hackles and hair. It smoothly combines classic techniques with modern technology to make fishing more enjoyable and efficient. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for an...
- Color: One Color
- Brand: Senyo Greg
- ASIN: 1634503961
The Fly-Tying Bible: 100 Deadly Trout and Salmon Flies in Step-by-Step Photographs
Avid sport fishermen will treasure this book—which is nearly as beautiful as the objects it describes. Fly-tying is a highly prized fisherman’s craft, but it’s also an art form, wonderfully captured in this volume’s hundreds of color photos. Each of 100 fly patterns is presented in a two-page spread: an enlarged photo and textual description on the left-hand page, complemented with a set of step-by-step, clearly captioned photos on the facing page. In addition, fishing enthusiasts will find sections on fly-tying tools and materials plus general instructions for getting started. The author, a well-known fly-tier and sport fisherman gives instructions on making traditional trout and salmon flies—all of them fish catchers of proven effectiveness in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Examples vary in complexity, with patterns to fit every skill level from novice to expert fly-tier. Here are dry flies, nymphs and bugs, wet flies, streamers, and hairwings—a virtually complete selection of traditional and up-to-date examples of the art. The book’s hidden spiral binding keeps its pages opened flat, which makes it ideal for reference at the workbench. More than 600 color photos.
- Brand: Peter Gathercole
- ASIN: 0764155504
Fly-tying for Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies
The ability to tie your own flies gives an added dimension to the angler’ s sport – there is nothing so satisfying as seeing a trout rise, or feeling the tug of a salmon or sea trout, when you are fishing a fly that you not only chose but actually tied yourself. This book is addressed to newcomers to the art and craft of fly-tying and assumes no prior knowledge or experience. It starts by introducing readers to the tools, materials and basic techniques before going on to give clear, foolproof instructions for tying fifty tried and tested patterns, ranging from classic dry and wet trout flies to nymphs, hairwings and streamers as well as a selection of salmon flies suitable for use in all conditions. The instructions for each pattern are given on a single spread accompanied by step-by-step photographs showing each stage in the process and the book’ s spiral binding means that it will lie open on the bench for easy reference, leaving both hands free. As well as suggesting the quarry and conditions for which each fly is suitable, the author also provides advice on how, and at what depth, it should be fished.
- Brand: Aurum Press Ltd
- ASIN: 1845131185
Complete Book of Fly Tying
Here at last is a book for fly tiers, beginners and experts alike, that provides foolproof directions for tying all types of flies. In this book even the beginner knows where he is during every step in the process, from the moment he ties in the waxed thread until he ties off the fly with the whip finish knot.But unlike the specialized books on fly tying that describe particular types or styles of flies, this book covers them all -- all types of both freshwater and saltwater flies. Whether you are talking about dry flies for trout, streamers for tarpon, or hair bugs for bass, you will find them here. Eric Leiser teaches the basic methods for tying all basic flies. Standard dries? Yes. Hair dries? Yes. Parachute dries? Yes. Hackleless flies? Again yes. Wets, nymphs, streamers, Jassids and other terrestrials, bucktails and Muddlers, Spuddlers and Matukas? Yes, everything! This book provides all the basics for the different types and styles of flies, and patterns are given for the most important flies in each category.The drawings are the work of another master fly tier, Dave Whitlock, who knows the processes himself and supplements Leiser's detailed instructions with step-by-step illustrations. In addition, there are clear and useful photographs by Gus Nevros.In sum, this is truly ...
- ASIN: 039440047X
The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying: 101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner (Orvis Guides)
This Orvis-endorsed guidebookpart of a continuing series that includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwater fly fishingwill give you all the tools you need to begin making your own flies. Learn how to read a fly recipe, choose the correct tools (including vises, bobbins, threaders, dubbing needles, and hair stackers), select the right materials (everything from dry fly saddles, threads, beads, and Krystal Flash, to hooks, wires, cements, and paints), and pick the best flies to tie first. Before you know it, you’ll be tying such flies as the Wooly Bugger, Clouser minnow, beadhead soft hackle nymphs, Adams dry fly, and Hare’s Ear nymph. You’ll also get solid advice on how to set up a well-organized fly-tying area, so you can enjoy this fascinating craft in ease and comfort. Fly Tyer magazine editor David Klausmeyer shares his Five Golden Rules for tying better flies. Many books say they are for beginners but then quickly turn fly tying into a series of complicated finger calisthenics. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying really is for the reader who has never made a fly. Catch fish with flies that you’ve tied on your own, and you’ll get more enjoyment from the rich sport of fly fishing.
- ASIN: 161608622X
Essential Trout Flies: 50 Indispensable Patterns with Step-by-Step Instructions for 300 Most Useful Variations
If you fly fish, you need flies. Which ones to choose for taking trout? Here are the 50 proven, go-to patterns that every trout fly fisher should carry to catch trout almost all the time, anywhere in the world of trout streams and still waters. From the hundreds of trout patterns available to today’s fly fisher, Hughes—in quintessential minimalist style—cuts through the complicated choices and gives a basic selection of essential trout flies that fit in a fly box or two and cover the broad spectrum of trout fishing conditions. This new edition—with 1/3 new material, 20 additional patterns, and 300 variations—addresses the changes in fly preference over the last 15 years with some old patterns dropped for new styles tied with new materials and tying techniques.
- ASIN: 0811719693
Tying Dry Flies: How to Tie and Fish Must-Have Trout Patterns
26 essential patternsTraditional flies plus new groundbreaking patternsLie-flat binding--perfect format for fly tiersThis book of practical fly design is for every tier, from beginner to expert. Tying Dry Flies presents traditional techniques and innovative patterns along with clear and concise instructions and photographs for flies that will work for all kinds of insects in all kinds of situations. It's time to spruce up your fly box with these essential trout patterns:Quigley CrippleFoam Beetle Hairwing Dun Humpy Turck Tarantula Quill Gordon Adams Parachute Adams Barr's Vis-A-Dun CDC Comparadun Trico SpinnerAnd many more!
- Brand: Brand: Stackpole Books
- ASIN: 081170372X
- UPC: 011557003727
The Complete Book of Fly Tying
Here is a book for fly tiers, beginners and experts alike, that provides foolproof directions for tying all types of flies. Unlike specialized books on tying that describe particular types or styles of flies, this book covers them allboth freshwater and saltwater. Dry flies for trout, streamers for tarpon, hair bugs for bassyou will find them all here. In this comprehensive classic, Eric Leiser teaches the basic methods for tying standard dries, hair dries, parachute dries, hackleless flies, wets, nymphs, streamers, Jassids and other terrestrials, bucktails and Muddlers, Spuddlers and Matukas, and many more.Included are basic instructions for tying the various types and styles of flies as well as patterns for the most important flies in each category. Step-by-step illustrations by master tier Dave Whitlock and photographs by Gus Nevros give visual reinforcement to Leiser’s immensely helpful discussion of tools, materials, and their characteristic behaviors during the process of tying. Whether you’re a seasoned tier looking for specific advice on how to master the complexities of tying with deer hair, or you’re brand-new to the craft and just want the fundamentals, this book is a complete education.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fisher...
- ASIN: 1626365598
Tying Heritage Featherwing Streamers
Learn the mysteries of the Carrie Stevens method of making Rangeley-style streamers-one of the most enduring, effective, and beautiful baitfish imitations for catching trout. Step-by-step photo tutorials walk the reader through the entire process of tying a featherwing streamer, from material selection and preparation to finishing the fly.Proven techniques presented in easy-to-understand text and full color photosPractical tips for solving common tying problemsExclusive recipes from the author, appearing for the first time in print
- ASIN: 081171358X
- UPC: 011557013580
Modern Steelhead Flies
Fly patterns, step-by-step tying instructions, and fishing tips from hardcore West Coast and Great Lakes steelheaders. Includes over 30 tiers from around the country, ranging from British Columbia to Great Lakes. Features in-depth analysis on topics such as important fly design characteristics, unconventional wisdom at the vise and on the water, and tying and fishing the popular style of fly known as Intruders. 14 patterns tied in detail with over 400 step by step imagesFishing and tying tipsChoosing the right materialsGallery of flies from famous anglers and tiers such as April Vokey, Lani Waller, Ed Ward, and Trey Combs
- ASIN: 0811711218
The Art of Fly Tying (The Hunting & Fishing Library)
Learn all the basic elements of popular fly patterns. In all, there are over 200 classic and new patterns included. Great how-to photos show the tools and techniques you'll need.
- ASIN: 0865730431
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