Tying Catskill Style Dry Flies

Author: Mike Valla
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781934753019
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Color photos of never-before-seen flies from the vaults of the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum Detailed tying steps for 11 patterns First book that compares the styles of all of the Catskill school of fly tiers The Catskills region of the eastern United States, just two hours northeast of New York City, was the birthplace for a uniquely American style of fly that continues to grace the bins of fly shops around the world. Mike Valla explores the essence of Catskill flies, delving into the history of the region's rivers, fly fishers, and fly tiers and blending their colorful histories with precise step-by-step tying methods. This book is essential for those not only interested in learning to tie the Catskill-style flies, but also those interested in the history of American fly fishing.

Tying the Founding Flies

Author: Mike Valla
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811714667
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fly fishing has a rich heritage of "founding flies" that revolutionized the sport, yet many of these classic flies have fallen out of use. In this follow-up to The Founding Flies, Mike Valla includes detailed instructions to help anglers tie and fish these historic, effective patterns. • Features 21 classic fly patterns with step-by-step photo tutorials for tying them • Tips on the best way to fish the founding flies today • Includes a broad range of flies, from nymphs and streamers to drys and terrestrials

The Founding Flies

Author: Mike Valla
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811708330
Format: PDF, Kindle
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43 American fly-tying masters, including Mary Orvis Marbury, Thaddeus Norris, and Theodore Gordon.

Essential Trout Flies

Author: Dave Hughes
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811727488
Format: PDF, ePub
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How to tie the 31 most effective trout patterns and selected variations-more than 200 recipes in all. ""Essential Trout Flies" will help you assemble, in just two fly boxes, the flies you need to catch trout anywhere. That makes it essential reading in my book." - Rich Ostoff, professional fly tier and author of "Fly-Fishing the Rocky Mountain Back-Country"

101 Favorite Dry Flies

Author: David Klausmeyer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626365016
Format: PDF, ePub
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101 Favorite Dry Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide or an experienced tyer yearning for the newest and most effective techniques, this book has it all. Each fly is wonderfully captured with its own clear photos and complete set of instructions. Not only does Klausmeyer highlight insightful tips and fishing strategies on specific flies, but he also offers historical key notes pertaining to that pattern. Divided into four essential parts—Matching the Hatch, The Overlooked Flies, Important Terrestrials, and Attractive Patterns—this book covers each with thorough analysis. Included within are numerous images of materials and tying tools. Learn to master the classic patterns, but also discover the latest flies with suggested commercial fly-tying gear from Umpqua Feather Merchants or Rainy’s Flies. Detailed text is provided for imitative flies, containing explicit hatching information depending on the season and location. In 101 Favorite Dry Flies, Klausmeyer teaches the fundamentals as well as innovative methods on how to properly excel in fishing. Fly-tying is a highly esteemed fisherman’s craft, but also an art form. Avid sport fisherman will treasure this book and gain an even more sense of in-depth knowledge.

Tying Dry Flies

Author: Jay Nichols
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811749282
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26 essential patterns. Traditional flies plus new groundbreaking patterns. Lie-flat binding--perfect format for fly tiers.

Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wings

Author: Mike Valla
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0811765326
Format: PDF, Docs
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The classic bucktails--Mickey Finn, Black Nose Dace--are some of the very first flies that anglers learn to tie, and they are the most well-traveled of all streamer types, from Maine to Washington, trout to salmon. With over 500 patterns, this is the only book to date written on bucktails as well as other hairwing streamers.

Fly Tying

Author: Craig Woods
Publisher: BDD Promotional Books Company
ISBN: 9780792457510
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Spey Flies How to Tie Them

Author: Bob Veverka
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811762343
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Elegant and graceful, Spey flies originated on the River Spey in northeastern Scotland and are well over 150 years old. Author Bob Veverka gives the history and background on classic Spey, Dee, Don, Eagle, and Steelhead Spey patterns, including step-by-step tying instructions.