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PRETTY AND PRACTICAL SALMON FLIES
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PRETTY AND PRACTICAL SALMON FLIES

Author: Dick Talleur
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), May 1999
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-9638388-1-4

Synopsis
Step-by-step instructions to tying the prettiest and most practical salmon flies. Basics of equipment, tools, hooks, materials, techniques and close-up photos of tying sequences of each pattern. Also covers converting traditional patterns to hair wings. Full color; 11x8 inches, 224 pgs.

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Dick Talleur, a master of the fully dressed salmon fly, transforms the complexity of tying traditionally dressed salmon flies into a practical way of tying appealing and usable flies. Talleur not only reviews the basics of equipment and hooks, but discusses substitutions for materials that are no longer available, which actually improve appearance and performance. Full-color step-by-step instructions, with plenty of detailed close-up photos of tying sequences, will help tyers understand the process of converting traditionals to hair-wings, while learning to tie many different flies, from the Black Bear to the Undertaker, the Hairwing Durham Ranger to Dicks Conglomerate. This gift book is a must for any aspiring or advanced salmon fly tyer.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dick Talleur is the author of such books as the L.L. Bean Fly-Tying Handbook, The Versatile Fly Tyer, and Modern Fly-Tying Materials. He lives in Manchester, New Hampshire.


 
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