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Barr Flies

Barr, John

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ISBN 10: 0811702367 / ISBN 13: 9780811702362
Published by Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, 2007
Condition: As New Hardcover
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184 pp. In Barr Flies, John Barr shares his confidence patterns, the flies that he carries with him at all times to cover nearly every scenario an angler might encounter on the water. When used at an appropriate time with a good presentation, they are guaranteed to catch fish. Barr tells how he developed each fly, gives tips on when and how to fish them, and explains how he fishes multiple-fly rigs with the Copper John as the center of a 3-fly system that optimizes fish-catching potential. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 110173

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Title: Barr Flies

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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  • Barr is the most successful designer of commercially distributed flies in the world
  • The Barr Emerger is an unrivaled pattern for western mayfly situations, and the Copper John has evolved into the most popular fly of the millennium
  • Learn Barr's methods for tying his favorite flies, with step-by-step instructions and clear color photos so even inexperienced tiers can create the Copper John, Barr Emerger, B/C Hopper, Tung Teaser, Slumpbuster, and more

    In Barr Flies, John Barr shares his "confidence" patterns, the flies that he carries with him at all times to cover nearly every scenario an angler might encounter on the water. When used at an appropriate time with a good presentation, they are guaranteed to catch fish. Barr tells how he developed each fly, gives tips on when and how to fish them, and explains how he fishes multiple-fly rigs with the Copper John as the center of a 3-fly system that optimizes fish-catching potential.

  • About the Author:

    John Barr is a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Charlie Craven co-owns Charlie’s Fly Box, a fly shop in Arvada, Colorado, and is a top-selling signature fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. Craven is the Fly Tier’s Bench columnist for Fly Fisherman and author of Charlie Craven’s Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish and Charlie’s Fly Box: Signature Flies for Fresh and Salt Water. He is also featured in the recent Fly Fisherman magazine DVDs Warmwater Fly Tying and Saltwater Fly Tying. He lives in Palmer Lake, Colorado, with his wife, Lisa, two giant dogs, and a slew of children.

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