Sport fishermen who tie their own flies ─ or who want to learn this fascinating art ─ will love this boxed set of cards. Each presents a step-by-step series of captioned color photos that instruct on how to tie one of 50 flies that have proven effective among fishermen in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Examples vary in complexity, with fly-tying patterns to fit both beginner and advanced skill levels. Here are dry flies, nymphs and bugs, wet flies, streamers, and hairwings ─ a wide selection of traditional and up-to-date flies favored by experienced sport fishermen to catch salmon, trout, bass, and other game fish. Enclosed with these handsome instruction cards is a 32-page booklet describing necessary fly-tying tools and supplies plus general instructions for getting started.
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patterns in a box
These handy cards feature 50 tried and tested fly patterns for anglers who want to start tying their own dry and wet flies.
Each card offers a description of the fly, at what depth it should be used, and what types of fish are most likely to bite. The reverse side of the cards shows the elements that go into each fly, for quick and easy reference, while a step-by-step technique booklet provides all the information you need to make your own flies.
Choose from classic wet and dry flies, nymphs and bugs, hairwings, and streamers, to catch all kinds of fish--from Atlantic salmon to rainbow trout.
Peter Gathercole is widely regarded as one of today's leading anglers and game-fishing writer/photographers. His articles and photographs have appeared in many fishing magazines, and he has written several books on fly tying.
Peter Gathercole is one of Britain's leading fly-dressers and game-fishing writers and photographers. His articles and photos have appeared in many magazines. He is also the author of The Fly-Tying Bible, published in North America by Barron's.
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Book Description Barron's Educational Series, 2008. Cards. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0764195026
Book Description Barron's Educational Series, 2008. Cards. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110764195026