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Designing Trout Flies

Borger, Gary A.

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ISBN 10: 0962839221 / ISBN 13: 9780962839221
Published by Tomorrow River Press, Wausau, WI, 1991
Condition: As New Hardcover
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[10], 214 pp. This book was published in 5 editions: Paperback, Hardcover, FFM, Limited, and Presentation. This is number 66 of 450 of the limited edition in slipcase. As a new book, it still contains the registration card to send in for a fly of your choice tied by Gary Borger from chapter 15 with a signature card. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 110318

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Title: Designing Trout Flies

Publisher: Tomorrow River Press, Wausau, WI

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket: As Issued

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Limited Edition

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Designing Trout Flies" is a refreshingly new, idea book overflowing with practical information to help the fly fisher recognize that "just right fly"--for both opportunistically & selectively feeding trout. In addition to a thorough discussion of primary & secondary triggering characteristics of the fish's food organisms, there are stimulating & highly informed discussions on material selection, tying procedures, & fly designs. Detailed descriptions, region by region, of most used sizes & colors of flies are an invaluable aid to tying or buying the most effective imitations. Those who tie flies will additionally delight in the wealth of "why-to" & "how-to" information on Gary's highly successful, seminal fly designs, uniquely innovative tying tactics, & speed tying tips. Many illustrative anecdotes--drawn from 35 years of fly fishing--make the book fun to read & highly instructional as well. All of this in the clear, precise language that is Gary's trademark. Complementing & thoroughly illustrating the comprehensive text are 230 beautifully detailed drawings by Jason Borger. Sixteen full-color photo pages show the flies larger than life size. The carefully designed layout & extensive index make access to the contents swift & simple. Produced in the United States by master book craftsmen.

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