New Zealand Fly Tying : The Ten Thumbed Beginner's Guide
You don't need the dexterity of a brain surgeon to tie flies just as dainty and just as deadly as those in the shops. If you can tie a fly to your leader, you can tie the fly itself -- and Hugh McDowell has written and illustrated this book to show you how easy it is. He describes the inexpensive tools and materials you'll need to get started, and then demonstrates step-by-step the techniques necessary to make: the big lures unique to New Zealand wet flies, dry flies and nymphs the new saltwater flies With the basic techniques at your fingertips you'll be able to tie hundreds of established patterns and create new ones of your own. This lively handbook is packed with handy hints and entertaining yarns drawn from a lifetime's experience of tying flies and catching fish with them. It's the perfect introduction to an absorbing new world for all fly anglers.
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
- 31 Aug 2001
- Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
- Auckland, New Zealand