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The ORVIS Guide to Beginning Fly Tying (Orvis Guides)
 
 

The ORVIS Guide to Beginning Fly Tying (Orvis Guides) [Kindle Edition]

David Klausmeyer
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An easy-to-understand, user-friendly approach to tying all of the important, basic flies you need to catch trout. Liberally illustrated with beautiful color photos.

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This Orvis-endorsed guidebook—part of a continuing series that includes guidebooks on fly fishing basics and saltwater fly fishing—will give you all the tools you need to begin making your own flies. Learn how to read a fly recipe, choose the correct tools (including vises, bobbins, threaders, dubbing needles, and hair stackers), select the right materials (everything from dry fly saddles, threads, beads, and Krystal Flash, to hooks, wires, cements, and paints), and pick the best flies to tie first. Before you know it, you’ll be tying such flies as the Wooly Bugger, Clouser minnow, beadhead soft hackle nymphs, Adams dry fly, and Hare’s Ear nymph. You’ll also get solid advice on how to set up a well-organized fly-tying area, so you can enjoy this fascinating craft in ease and comfort. Fly Tyer magazine editor David Klausmeyer shares his Five Golden Rules for tying better flies. Many books say they are for beginners but then quickly turn fly tying into a series of complicated finger calisthenics. The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Tying really is for the reader who has never made a fly. Catch fish with flies that you’ve tied on your own, and you’ll get more enjoyment from the rich sport of fly fishing.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 14565 KB
  • Print Length: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (20 Jun 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008FMU41U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #90,726 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars With a name like Orvis you know it's good. 13 May 2014
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A very interesting book, well explained, and laid out, always a good reference work, very pleased with my purchase as always.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Can read cover to cover in 30 minutes. 27 Aug 2013
By shad7 - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Didn't cover enough to be worth the cost. A much better investment is "The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide" by Tom Rosenbauer.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book for beginners 7 Feb 2013
By Mr. John A. Mcgregor - Published on Amazon.com
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I found this book really informative and well laid out this book is perfect for those just starting out or for those that have not tied in years wanting to restart
5.0 out of 5 stars A really go book 20 Nov 2012
By Zol - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A book worth having with some excellent fly tying tips. Should have bought it sooner! Very well illistrated and recommend.
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