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.
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Two of the biggest and most trusted fly-fishing mail-order houses in the business are carrying all of Skip's books: Feather-Craft Fly Fishing (in the East: St. Louis, MO), and The Fly Shop (in the West: Redding, CA).