Photographic guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in fly tying. In addition to macro photos of individual feathers and striking portraits of complete capes, Allison McClay’s classic portraits of birds in the field bring life to the text. Through 16 classic and current flies, shown with complete step by step photos, the author teaches techniques for working with the feathers and also shares modern substitutes to more obscure feathers used in traditional salmon fly tying. 60 color ilus & 500 photos; 8.5x11 inches, 288 pgs.
By Kevin W Erickson 2016