TYING FLIES WITH CDC: THE FISHERMANS MIRACLE FEATHER
Author: Leon Links
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Mar 2010
Learn to tie dry flies, emergers, & nymphs with water-resistant CDC. 100+ fly patterns, including: Para-Emerger, Split-Winged Dun, Black Flying Ant, Mighty Midge, Skater Caddis & more developed by talented tiers like Rene Harrop, Tetsumi Himeno, Piet Weeda, Elie Beerten, & others. 186 color photos; 8.5x11 inches, 160 pgs.
Learn to tie dry flies, emergers, and nymphs with water-resistant CDC
Over 100 fly patterns
Para-Emerger, Split-Winged Dun, Black Flying Ant, Mighty Midge, and Skater Caddis
Patterns by Rene Harrop, Tetsumi Himeno, Piet Weeda, Elie Beerten, and others
CDC (cul-de-canard) feathers are one of the most popular fly-tying materials. CDC's water-resistant properties make it particularly useful for tying dry flies, emergers, and nymphs, especially in small sizes. Tying Flies with CDC brings together the CDC patterns and tying techniques of creative, innovative fly tiers from around the world. The book gives background on CDC, how it was used in the past and how it is used today, and details aspects of fishing with CDC flies.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Leon Links is a fishing journalist and teacher in Amsterdam. He was first introduced to CDC in the early 1980s by fellow Dutch author and angler Kees Ketting, and has since become and enthusiastic convert to CDC flies.