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Imitative Fly Tying: Techniques and Variations

Moutter, Ian

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ISBN 10: 0881505749 / ISBN 13: 9780881505740
Published by Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT, 2002
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Imitative Fly Tying: Techniques and ...

Publisher: Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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This comprehensive manual introduces dozens of new fly tying techniques. It covers most areas of imitative fly tying, including nymphs, larvae, pupae, emerging flies, adult flies, and spent spinners.

The author of Tying Flies the Paraloop Way returns with this comprehensive overview featuring dozens of new techniques. Topics covered include: Emerging fly patterns. Alternative approaches to designing flies, including sub-emergers, detached hackles, "front and rear" shucks, bootlace flies, pre-formed foam under-bodies, "flex and foam," and many other new and alternative techniques. The newly emerged adult fly and how to create the true dry fly. Introducing the "under thorax" technique, how to use pre-formed foam underbodies on true dry flies, and how to expand the use of the double hackle. Spent spinners. Introducing the "over and under thorax" technique, detached hackles for spent fly patterns, and much more. Subsequent chapters cover nymphs, larvae, and pupae; small stream fishing; and a discussion on the use of the vise. Detailed illustrations and photographs throughout depict the steps described in the text. 250 color photographs; 25 illustrations; appendixes

About the Author:

Ian Moutter started fishing at the age of four and began fly fishing at the age of eleven. He became a certified professional instructor in 1994 and has contributed many articles on various aspects of fly tying. He is also the author of Tying Flies the Paraloop Way. He lives in England.

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