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Mastering Pike on the Fly: STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES

Mastering Pike on the Fly: STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES
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Barry Reynolds brings the art and science of flyfishing for northern pike to a new level of sophistication, giving pike anglers a true appreciation of pike and their environment and a full complement of strategies, tactics, and tools needed to locate and catch pike under nearly any circumstance.

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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Fly-Tying for Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies: An Introduction to Tools, Techniques and Materials Plus Instructions for Tying 50 Failsafe Flies

Fly-Tying for Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies: An Introduction to Tools, Techniques and Materials Plus Instructions for Tying 50 Failsafe Flies
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The ability to tie your own flies gives an added dimension to the angler's sport - there is nothing so satisfying as seeing a trout rise, or feeling the tug of a salmon or sea trout, when you are fishing a fly that you not only chose but actually tied yourself. This book is addressed to newcomers to the art and craft of fly-tying and assumes no prior knowledge or experience. It starts by introducing readers to the tools, materials and basic techniques before going on to give clear, foolproof instructions for tying fifty tried and tested patterns, ranging from....

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The Fly Tier’s Benchside Reference: To Techniques and Dressing Styles

The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference: To Techniques and Dressing Styles
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Author: Ted Leeson, Jim Schollmeyer Pages: 444 ISBN: 157188126-3 Are you tired of guessing at the methods used to create all those great-looking flies in your fly pattern book? At last, a book that provides you with all the methods you need for tying effective, flies. No more flipping form book to magazine and back again- all information you need is in one place! This encyclopedic treatment of fly tying includes: selecting materials, thread handling, hooks, tying techniques for underbodies, weed guards, tails, ribbing, gills, bodies, wings, legs, heads, eyes, and more. With over 400....

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Successful Reservoir Fly Fishing Techniques: A Trout Angler’s Guide to Improved Catches

Successful Reservoir Fly Fishing Techniques: A Trout Angler's Guide to Improved Catches
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Fly fishing for trout is a fascinating and addictive sport but is one where only experience, skill and the ability to 'think problems through' logically will lead to constant success. This invaluable book, written by an angler with over fifty years of fishing experience, is essential reading for all those trout anglers who wish to improve their catches.