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Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying : 101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner (Paperback) (David Klausmeyer)

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This Orvis-endorsed guidebook?part of a continuing series that includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwater fly fishing?will give you all the tools you need to begin making your own flies. Learn how to read a fly recipe, choose the correct tools (including vises, bobbins, threaders, dubbing needles, and hair stackers), select the right materials (everything from dry fly saddles, threads, beads, and Krystal Flash, to hooks, wires, cements, and paints), and pick the best flies to tie first. Before you know it, you’ll be tying such flies as the Wooly Bugger, Clouser minnow, beadhead soft hackle nymphs, Adams dry fly, and Hare’s Ear nymph. You’ll also get solid advice on how to set up a well-organized fly-tying area, so you can enjoy this fascinating craft in ease and comfort.

Fly Tyer magazine editor David Klausmeyer shares his Five Golden Rules for tying better flies. Many books say they are for beginners but then quickly turn fly tying into a series of complicated finger calisthenics. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying really is for the reader who has never made a fly. Catch fish with flies that you’ve tied on your own, and you’ll get more enjoyment from the rich sport of fly fishing.

This Orvis-endorsed guidebook?part of a continuing seriesthat includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwaterfly fishing?will give you all the tools you need to begin makingyour own flies. Learn how to read a fly recipe, choose the correcttools (including vises, bobbins, threaders, dubbing needles, and hairstackers), select the right materials (everything from dry fly saddles,threads, beads, and Krystal Flash, to hooks, wires, cements, andpaints), and pick the best flies to tie first. Before you know it, you'llbe tying such flies as the Wooly Bugger, Clouser minnow, beadheadsoft hackle nymphs, Adams dry fly, and Hare's Ear nymph. You'llalso get solid advice on how to set up a well-organized fly-tyingarea, so you can enjoy this fascinating craft in ease and comfort. 

Fly Tyer magazine editor David Klausmeyer shares his Five GoldenRules for tying better flies. Many books say they are for beginnersbut then quickly turn fly tying into a series of complicated fingercalisthenics. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying really is for thereader who has never made a fly. Catch fish with flies that you'vetied on your own, and you'll get more enjoyment from the richsport of fly fishing.

Number of Pages: 158
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Outdoor Skills, Fishing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: David Klausmeyer
Language: English
Street Date: August 15, 2012
TCIN: 15973367
UPC: 9781616086220
Item Number (DPCI): 247-12-2129
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