THE ORVIS FLY-TYING MANUAL: HOW TO TIE 6 POPULAR FLIES, 2ND ED.
Author: Tom Rosenbauer
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Nov 2006
Simple guide to mastering the basics of fly tying. You'll learn everything you need to get started tying dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, terrestrial imitations, & streamers. Woolly Bugger, Bead-Head Soft Hackle, Hare's Ear Nymph, Adams, Letort Hopper, Chartreuse Clouser Minnow. Full color photos; 7x10 inches, 120 pgs.
Updated with a new introduction
The Orvis brand is the gold standard in fly fishing
Full-color photographs throughout
Once an angler has some tying experience, hell want to tackle the hottest patterns. The Orvis Fly-Tying Manual covers six of the most popular flies, each detailed in its own chapter with materials, substitutes, and photographically illustrated step-by-step instructions. Readers whove mastered a few basics have the know-how to make the Woolly Bugger, Bead-Head Soft Hackle, Hares Ear Nymph, Adams, Letort Hopper, and Chartreuse Clouser Minnow, a lineup that meets many angling needs.
Welcome to the wonderful world of fly tying. With this manual, you'll learn everything you need to get started tying dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, terrestrial imitations, and streamers.
Learn how to:
Choose and use all of the necessary fly-tying tools.
How to use thread effectively.
How to properly whip finish a fly.
How to work with dubbing and hackles.
How to tie six of the best flies you can carry-Woolly Bugger, Bead-Head
Soft Hackle, Hare's Ear Nymph, Adams, Letort Hopper, Chartreuse
Anyone can learn how to tie flies and then catch fish with them. With this manual, you'll lay the foundation for a hobby that can bring you years of pleasure.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"...does a superb job of detailing [fly] construction methods . . ."
Fly Fisherman magazine
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Tom Rosenbauer puts his thirty-five years of fly-tying experience to good use, explaining techniques for tying dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, terrestrials, and streamers. Rosenbauer is the author of The Orvis Streamside Guides, The Orvis Guide to Reading Trout Streams, The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide, The Orvis Guide to Prospecting for Trout, and The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide. He works in Manchester, Vermont, as vice president of marketing at Orvis.