As Gathercole instructs, he also demonstrates that with good guidance & a little practice, every angler can tie a fly that is good enough to fool a fish. Beginners learn how to make dry flies, wet flies, bugs, nymphs, hairwings & streamers. 500+ photos; 6x8 inches, 256 pgs.
Any angler who takes up the art of fly tying will discover an added dimension to the wonderful sport of fly fishing. This profusely illustrated instruction book shows beginners how to craft 50 professional-looking flies for trout & salmon fishing. Each fly-tying project consists of step-by-step instructions accompanied by close-up photos of the work in progress and a large photo of the finished fly. Beginners will learn how to make dry flies, wet flies, bugs, nymphs, hairwings and streamers. They'll also get advice on which flies are best for catching which variety of fish.
By Peter Gathercole - 2005