Concise Handbook of Fly Tying—this information-packed little book is a pared-down version of the bestselling
beginner's manual Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple—a fine choice for the beginning tier and a handy reference
guide to pack in anyone's
Five standard flies are tied step-by-step, with captions and photos, and all the basic tying techniques are covered in depth.
Also, fly proportions, tying materials and tools, and hook design and selection are explained, and at the end of the book is a collection of even more fly designs to tie (thirteen additional flies in all).
Top left: specific fly-tying techniques are shown and described in detail.
Top right: the tying of proven specific flies is also shown and described in detail.
Right: thirteen additional fly designs are presented at the end of the book.
This book is:
thirteen additional patterns in the back
Check out Carol's Etsy store, CarolAMorrisFlyFish for original gifts for the fly fisher:
Skip's ultra-popular Predator—a hit fly for bluegills and other panfishes and largemouth bass (also catches smallmouth bass and trout)—is being tied commercially by the Solitude Fly Company.