Newcomers to the wonderful world of fly tying should look no further than "The Fly Tier's Manual" for all their needs. Written by the incredibly talented Mike Dawes, who has been tying flies and fishing in Hampshire for decades and runs International Flies, largely considered one of the best manufacturers of commercially tied flies in the world, this book is a must-have for flyfishers of all skill levels, including the novice with an interest in the deeper parts of the fishing world.Mike Dawes's book contains three hundred line drawings and two hundred color photographs and covers nearly four hundred different varieties of fly patterns that include nymphs, dry flies, wet flies, lures, and streamers. "The Fly Tier's Manual "also covers the basics of what materials you'll need, what equipment to buy, and even the basics of how to fish with each of the ties that you'll tie. This is a perfect textbook for new students, a great guide to an activity for fathers and sons to do together, and everything that an amateur needs to become a professional. Pair it with "The Fly Tier's Companion "for the ultimate, expansive education in the proud tradition of fly fishing.
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This reference book for the fly fisherman outlines the essential equipment for flytying and discusses the basic methods of fishing with nymphs, dry flies, wet flies, lures and streamers.From the Back Cover:
THE ESSENTIAL BOOK FOR EVERY FLY FISHERMAN:
• Nearly 400 varieties of fly patterns
• Over 300 line drawings and 200 colour photographs
• Describes the essential equipment needed for fly tying
• Introduces the basic methods of fishing with nymphs, dry flies, wet flies, lures and streamers
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Book Description HarperCollinsWillow, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004118057