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Salmon Fly Patterns 1766 – 1914: Volume three (The History of Fly Fishing)

Salmon Fly Patterns 1766 - 1914: Volume three (The History of Fly Fishing)
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The third volume in 'The History of Fly Fishing', this book lists chronologically all the famous British salmon fly patterns by author and the many variations of each fly, alongside published tying instructions, a glossary of fly tying terms and useful information on hook scale conversions. This, together with Volume II, 'Trout Fly Patterns', represents the first attempt anyone has ever made to reproduce every significant list of British fly patterns published prior to 1916. There is a full and easy to search index of all the patterns listed. (Includes a hook scale conversion appendix which has some black and....

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Fly Tying with A. K.: Patterns and Problem Solving with New Materials and Techniques

Fly Tying with A. K.: Patterns and Problem Solving with New Materials and Techniques
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Techniques and tips from A. K.: The right way to hold a bobbin Preventing body bumps Avoidingtrapped hackles Producing crisper hairwings and tails Dubbing fine bodies Saltwater tips Tying fly patterns using new materials: Bugskip Nymph Blue Quill Dun Mahogany Quill SpinnerHovering Fy Crane Coq de Leon Matuka These tips and techniques from master fly tier A. K. Best help you meet the challenges of today's new tying materials. Part One addresses several common tying problems and gives solutions that every tier can use. Part Two describes new materials and patterns, explains how they differ from traditional materials, and what....

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