NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: TIPS FOR TYING BETTER CLASSIC ATLANTIC SALMON FLIES WITH G.S. STACK
Author: Jim & Kelly Watt
Publisher: BENNETT WATT ENTERTAINMENT, Jul 2007
The demonstration of a series of steps, in a logical order, for tying classic salmon flies. Covers: tips & tags, tying a golden phesant crest tail, herl butt, applying tinsel & hackle for salmon fly bodies, floss, hackle & more. 103 min.
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.
The purpose to this DVD is to give the tier who would like to venture into tying classic Atlantic salmon flies instruction in mastering some of the essential skills in tying these beautiful flies. Although not every known technique is demonstrated, many of the essentials are shown.
This is not a step by step instructional DVD for tying a particular salmon fly pattern. Rather, it is the demonstration of a series of steps, in a logical order, for tying classic salmon flies. Mastering these skills will give the tier a head start in mastering the art of tying the classic salmon fly. More importantly, using these techniques consistently will allow the tier to be more proficient at the vise, regardless of the pattern being tied.
Techniques to be demonstrated include:
Tips & Tags
Tying Golden Pheasant Crest Tail
Applying Tinsel & Hackle For Salmon Fly Bodies
Golden Pheasant Tippet Underwing
Building A Married Wing
Applying Shoulders To Married Wings
Bronze Mallard Roof
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
G. S. Stack Scoville, Jr. started tying flies in his early 20s. His passion in tying is Victorian-style Atlantic salmon flies. He is an interventional cardiologist, practicing in Nashville, Tennessee. When not working, he does a little fishing and fly tying as time permits.