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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: DURABLE PARACHUTES WITH JULIE NIELSEN
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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: DURABLE PARACHUTES WITH JULIE NIELSEN

Author: Jim & Kelly Watt
Publisher: BENNETT WATT ENTERTAINMENT, Sep 2007
Binding: DVD
ISBN: 1-932978-99-5

Synopsis
Learn the techniques to tie effective parachutes that land upright, ride low in the water & float like a cork. Secrets include tips to create a post that stays where you put it & hackle that wont pull free, fish after fish. Robert's Yellow Drake, Trico, Foam Post Spinner, For Slower Water Fly, Lakes & Pools, Two-Tone PMD, Adams. Apx. 80 min.

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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING TITLES & RECIPES

24 new titles recorded in digital widescreen High Definition format by the worlds premier fly tying program producers Jim & Kelly Watt, these programs are educational/instructional DVDs designed for all levels of fly tyers.

Julie Nielsen is an avid fly fisher. She has tied flies commercially since 1995, specializing in durable flies that catch fish. With her background as a teacher, this video is easy to follow. You will learn the technique to tie effective parachutes that land upright, ride low in the water and float like a cork. Her secrets include tips to create a post that stays where you put it and hackle that wont pull free, fish after fish. You will learn to tie Adams, Tricos, Roberts Yellow Drakes and 2 tone Pale Morning Duns, all in the parachute style and in a manner that will increase your speed. This step by step process will show you how to tie parachutes, which you can use in many other fly patterns.

This video will help you create flies that will be easy to see, will be durable and will allow you to catch multiple fish.

ROBERTS YELLOW DRAKE
Thread: Yellow
Hook: Standard dry fly, #14
Tail: Pheasant tail barbs
Body: Light deer hair
Post: Deer belly hair
Thorax: Thread
Hackle: Ginger

TRICO
Thread: 8/0 black
Hook: TMC 101 (20)
Tail: White Microfibetts
Post: Hi-Vis pink, yellow, white
Thorax: X-fine dubbing, black
Hackle: Grizzly, #18

FOAM POST SPINNER, for slower water fly, lakes & pools
Thread: Rusty 8/0
Hook: Standard dry fly (16)
Egg Sack: Bright yellow
Tail: Split Microfibetts
Body: Thread
Post: Foam
Thorax: Dubbing
Hackle: Dun, slightly over sized

TWO-TONE PMD
Thread: Yellow 6/0
Hook: Standard dry fly, #16
Tail: Medium dun barbs
Post: Hi-Vis, gray & pink,
Dubbing: Pale yellow
Hackle: Dun, #14

ADAMS
Hook: Standard dry fly, #14
Thread: Gray 6/0
Tail: Grizzly, brown hackle barbs
Post: H-Vis, white
Dubbing: Fine gray
Hackle: Grizzly, brown

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Julie
presents frequently at Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) National Conclaves, fly tying clubs and educational seminars. She received the 2002 Contributing Artisans Achievement Award from the Great Lakes Council of the FFF and is a member of the Board of Directors of Flygirls. Julie tests her flies frequently in her home waters in Michigan and spends several months each year fishing in the northern Rockies with her faithful dog Tippet.


 
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