The Art of Tying the Dry Fly




The Art of Tying the Dry Fly






The trouble with hackles...

Nearly every fly tier wrestles with dry-fly hackles—and The Art of Tying the Dry Fly gives the subject of hackles a royal treatment.

The nuances of selecting hackles and tying with them are presented with lots of color photos, captions, illustrations, and concise explanation.




Thirty-eight great dry flies, tied in detail, step-by-step...

Also covered are 38 great dry-fly designs, tied step-by-step with captions and color photographs. And at the end of the book is a collection of additional dry flies with a photo and dressing of each, a total of eighty more flies.






Here are some sample pages from the book...



The Art of Tying the Dry Fly Tying Instruction

The Art of Tying the Dry Fly Techniques
























Above: color photographs, captions, and illustrations teach you to tie an excellent collection of dry flies for trout.







The Art of Tying the Dry Fly Additional Patterns

The Art of Tying the Dry Fly Additional Patterns
























Above: the fly-pattern collection shows the completed flies on one page, and provides the dressings on each facing page.







This book is:

  • a collection of thirty-eight dry flies tied step-by-step, plus eighty additional patterns


  • all color, 8 1/2 x 11 inches


  • 112 pages total


  • priced at $29.95 for softbound, and $39.95 for hardbound






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