The Woolly Bugger and Woolly Worm are among the most versatile and widely used flies; they're easy to tie, require no expensive, exotic materials, and most importantly, they catch fish. Woolly Wisdom is an in-depth look at these effective fly patterns, including tying and fishing with them. With an emphasis on experimentation with tying in different styles and for various fish species--both fresh and salt water--this book is fun, informative, and extremely useful; a must for every fly-fisher who has any Woollys in their fly boxes.
The single most important connection between a fisherman and a fish is a properly tied knot. This book is helpful, instructive, easy to understand, and will help you bring more of your catch to the net.
Fly Leaders & Knots is a comprehensive little book filled with the leaders you need to catch a variety of fish--both fresh- -and saltwater! This handy little guide is a must for all fly anglers--there are knots and leaders for every kind of fish and every type of fishing situation you might encounter.
Renowned writing team Ted Leeson and Jim Schollmeyer have done it again! Following the incredible success of The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference, this popular duo has created another unique fly-tying book. The first 25 pages of this oversized, spiral-bound book are filled with fly-tying techniques, the last 164 pages are cut horizontally across the page. The top half of the page shows tying steps for numerous patterns, and includes references to techniques that are explained step by step in the bottom half. Now you are free to look at the fly you are tying, while getting detailed instructions on a specific technique required for that fly. This groundbreaking book is sure to thrill all fly tiers.
There are many ways to catch a fish, but catching one on a fly you've tied yourself is by far the most exciting and rewarding. In fact, many fly-anglers feel tying the fly is as satisfying as netting the fish. For those anglers, world-renowned fly tier Jack Pangburn has written this unique and informative book.
Most food items trout feed on are of natural earth-tone colors, and there is no better way to imitate nature than to use what nature has to offer. Deer hair is one of the most versatile and popular natural materials used in fly tying, and in this book Jack Pangburn shows you how to combine deer hair and other elements to create a finished, fishable fly. Topics include: fly-tying materials, hooks, stacking, wrapping, dubbing, wings, Wulff patterns, flared bucktail, spinning, bundled bodies, 84 fly patterns, many with step-by-step tying instructions, and more.
The beautiful, detailed illustrations give this book the feel of a personal streamside journal, add the crisp photography and informative text and this book gives you all the information you need to become a great tier of deer-hair flies.
With close to 50 years experience tying and fishing bass flies, Skip has updated and revised his classic book. In his usual Clear & Simple way, Skip shares bass-fly materials; Tools; Hooks; Essential tying techniques; fly-tying steps on 18 proven flies; plus 32 additional flies, including recipes. If given a fair chance, you will find that bass can be difficult fish that demand finesse fishing—even then they still might reject your best efforts. And, after all, isn’t that challenge at the heart of why we enjoy fly-fishing?
This is a basic, all-color fly-tying uide that teaches all the necessary techniques needed to tie excellent flies for trout and other fish. Tying materials are explained and tying techniques demonstrated. An excellent introductory book to the wonderful world of fly tying!
This is the finest book ever published on how to tie dry-flies, featuring ever 400 clear, color photos demonstrating all the techniques and materials you need, plus the clear, concise tying instructions from display fly tier Skip Morris. Contains the information you need to tie the very best 100 dry-flies--a dry-fly for virtually ANY stream occasion you will meet! Printed on bright, glossy paper, large format which stays open easily
Printed in full color on top-quality paper, this book features over 3,000 color photographs and over 400,000 words describing and showing, step-by-step, hundreds of fly-tying techniques! Leeson and Schollmeyer have collaborated to produce this masterful volume which will be the standard fly-tying reference book for the entire trout-fishing world. Through enormous effort on their part they bring to all who love flies and fly fishing a wonderful compendium of fly-tying knowledge. Every fly tier should have this book in their library!
All Color, 8 1/2 by 11 Inches, 464 Pages, Over 3,000 color photographs, Index
Clear illustrations and photos (83) show you how to tie all 290 patterns in the book which are shown in full color and large size with tying instructions adjacent to each. Best-producing North American flies, including most popular dry, nymph, wet, streamer and bucktail, steelhead, Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon, cutthroat, Alaskan, saltwater, bass, and panfish patterns.Color plates of tying materials, including fur, hackle, thread, etc.
Fly pattern index.Fishing tips for most patterns.
8 1/2 x 11 Inches, 48 Pages, All-Color
Expert tier Skip Morris shows how easy it is to tie excellent flies in this all-color book. Over 220 color photographs show all the techniques you need to know. 73 different materials in color plus 27 tools. Clear, precise advice tells you how to do it step-by-step as well as pointing out difficulties and explaining how to overcome them! Dries, wets, streamers, nymphs, etc., included so that you can tie virtually any pattern.