American Fly Tying Manual: Dressings and Methods for Tying Nearly 300 of America's Most Popular Patterns
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, cut-throat, Alaskan, saltwater, bass, and panfish patterns. Color plates of tying materials, including fur, hackle, thread, etc. Fly pattern index. Fishing tips for most patterns. Printed on heavy, gloss paper stock. Bound for easy opening.
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