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The Book of Fly Patterns: Over 1,000 Patterns for the Construction of Artificial Flies (Paperback)

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By Eric Leiser, David Klausmeyer (Foreword by)
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The finest fly tying reference book of all time.

Drawing on the designs and innovations of the best fly tyers, both past and present, Eric Leiser interprets more than one thousand classic and contemporary fly patterns. Here is all the information (hook sizes, materials, etc.) needed in order to dress the pattern properly, with professional tips for solving specific problems.

Inside are more than one thousand fly patterns—for all manner of flies (including dry flies, terrestrials, caddis flies, midges, spinners, parachute flies, stoneflies, wet flies, emergers, and nymphs, as well as attractor patterns and bait fish imitations) that are fished for trout, bass, and others—more than 130 silhouette drawings showing the correct proportions of flies, a discussion of different types of hooks, a glossary of materials including the very latest innovations, and much more. A reference and true classic, The Book of Fly Patterns is a must for every professional and amateur fly tyer.

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About the Author


David Klausmeyer has been the editor in chief of Fly Tyer magazine for the past twenty years. He has written numerous books and articles about fly tying, including The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying. He now does blogs and webcasts about them as well. His tying techniques are well known among tiers. He resides in Steuben, Maine.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781628736731
ISBN-10: 1628736739
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: August 5th, 2014
Pages: 404
Language: English