From trout to salmon and from panfish to bass, catching fish on a fly that you have tied is exciting and rewarding. A classic for every flyfisherman's library, the easy-to-understand text and hundreds of full-color, step-by-step photographs in The Art of Fly Tying will teach you how to tie flies like an expert. This book will help you choose the right tools, select the right materials, identify aquatic insects and understand the eating habits of your intended catch, and to tie all the basic elements of any fly pattern. The book contains over 200 classic patterns from the original edition as well as 16 new saltwater fly patterns and a new section on saltwater fly tying techniques. Offered in a new easy to use, wire-o binding, the new edition also comes with a companion CD-ROM on which the author demonstrated his tying techniques and instructions live.
* New, easy-to-use lay-flat wire-o format with CD ROM companion
* Includes 16 new patterns and a new technique section dedicated to saltwater flies
* Remains the classic instruction book for beginning and novice flytiers
* Over 200 classic patterns for beautiful and effective flies
About the Author:
John van Vliet grew up fishing in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, and honed his skills on the creeks of Southeastern Minnesota, An accomplished flytier and fly-fishing instructor, he has written extensively on fishing for trout.