Basic Techniques for Successful Fly Tying: A Lesson by Lesson Approach (The Pruett Series)

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9780871089199: Basic Techniques for Successful Fly Tying: A Lesson by Lesson Approach (The Pruett Series)

Master the basic techniques that will allow you to tie thousands of different patterns for fly fishing with speed, ease, and efficiency. In Basic Techniques for Successful Fly Tying, authors Befus and Berryman accelerate the learning curve by breaking down each of the individual fly-tying techniques step by step.

With simple instruction and more than 200 color photographs and illustrations, the authors:

* Set up shop with sound advice for materials, lighting, workbenches, vises, and other tools and equipment.
* Troubleshoot common problems that beginning flytyers encounter such as material selection, figuring out proportions, working with dubbing, and controlling the tying thread.
* Present tailing, hackling, winging, and dubbing techniques and more.

This straightforward instruction has helped thousands of people become successful flytyers. Experienced tyers will find the tips inside a valuable refresher on the basics, and beginners will learn how to tie like a pro.

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About the Author:

Brad Befus currently works for Ross Reels; is a contract fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants; and is a guest flytyer, lecturer, and instructor on the tradeshow circuit. He has co-authored Carp on the Fly and has written articles for Western Fly Tying, Southwest Fly Fishing, and Fly Fisher magazines. Brad and his family live in Montrose, Colorado.

John Berryman is co-author of Pike on the Fly, Beyond Trout, and Carp on the Fly and has numerous published feature articles and short fiction in Model Building Magazine, In-Fisherman, Field and Stream. John lives in Aurora, Colorado.

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