• Essential Saltwater Flies: Step-by-Step Tying Instructions; 38 Indispensable Designs & Their Most Useful Variations

    The 38 patterns every saltwater fisherman needsFlies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, snappers, jacks, yellowtail, bonito, bonefish, and tarponStep-by-step tying photosNow available in one handy volume, here are the best flies--including the Deceiver, Surf Candy, and Gotcha--for catching the most sought-after saltwater species. From the abundance of saltwater flies available today, Jaworowski picks the essential, innovative flies that are the foundation of the sport. Included are tying techniques and tips as well as knot-tying instructions and notes for fishing the flies.

    • ASIN: 0811734595
    • UPC: 011557034592

  • 101 Favorite Saltwater Flies: History, Tying Tips, and Fishing Strategies

    101 Favorite Saltwater Flies is the latest fly-tying manual from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer, to complement his recent volumes, 101 Favorite Dry Flies and 101 Favorite Nymphs and Wet Flies. If you’re a tier yearning for detailed information on the hottest new saltwater flies, this book has them all. The flies here are divided into groups to showcase the best situations to use them, and each fly comes with a complete recipe, beautiful close-up color photos, and detailed information on history, tying variations, and specialized fishing tactics.Klausmeyer draws from his decades of fly-fishing and fly-tying experience to bring readers the story behind each fly, as well as tips and tricks you can use to add your own touches and find even more success out on the water. With this guidebook, you’ll learn to master the classic patterns, as well as hot new innovative ones.Fly tying is not only a craft, but an art form. In 101 Favorite Saltwater Flies, Klausmeyer will help you excel at both. Avid saltwater flyfishermen will treasure this book and gain even more in-depth knowledge.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and...

    • ASIN: 1632205386

  • Fly Fishing the Surf: A Comprehensive Guide to Surf and Wade Fishing from Maine to Florida

    If you have ever fished in still water and wondered what fishing the currents of rivers and surf would be like, or if you’ve never fished at all but want to start surf or wade fishing, then Fly-Fishing the Surf is for you. Experienced fly-fisherman Angelo Peluso reveals his secrets for navigating the surf, reading the water, and catching stripers in any situation.Fly-Fishing the Surf is a comprehensive and essential volume dedicated to surf and wade fishing along the entirety of the East Coast, from the rugged Maine coastline to Florida’s tropical flats. This book opens up the prolific world of fly-fishing the surf to seasoned and aspiring anglers and demonstrates the enormous promise this form of angling can offer anglers of all skill levels.A wealth of content, photographs, and images help to explore the waters of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic states, and the southeast as the book guides anglers to discover a veritable gold mine of game fish and fly-fishing opportunities. Fly-Fishing the Surf covers all aspects of tackle, techniques, strategies, game fish and baitfish, flies, and destinations. It will become an invaluable addition to your arsenal of fly-fishing tackle and gear.

    • Brand: Brand: Skyhorse Publishing
    • ASIN: 1620875969

  • Fly-Tying: An Essential Guide from One of the Greatest Instructors of All Time

    No book has taught—or retaught—more serious fly tiers the basic skills of fly tying than Helen Shaw’s Fly-Tying. Shaw’s simple and logical prose throughout and more than 250 life-size tying sequences make the various processes easy to understand, follow, and apply.Readers of Fly-Tying will learn every skill necessary to tie flies using many different materials, including:ThreadTinselFlossWoolDubbingHairQuillFeathersIntroductory chapters teach aspiring fly tiers about the tools of the trade, while a chapter titled “The Finished Fly” explains how to use what they have created. Learning the various techniques one-by-one throughout the text will help fly tiers of all backgrounds and levels of expertise to tie hundreds of different patterns.With a new color photo insert, foreword by David Klausmeyer, and note from Nick Lyons, a whole new generation of tiers will benefit from the reintroduction of this authoritative book more than fifty years after its original publication in 1963.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as w...

    • ASIN: 1629141801

  • Orvis Fly-Tying Guide

    This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies. All the important techniques are illustrated with color photographs, from starting the thread on the hook to whip finishing. The book lays the basic ground work by fully explaining simple tying techniques, and then progresses to detailed tying instructions for some of the most popular, modern patterns. How to choose and prepare the correct material, and all the necessary tying steps for each fly, are detailed in superb, large, color photographs.Even if you have no previous tying experience, you'll be able to tie dries, nymphs, streamers, saltwater offerings, and bass bugs after just a few sessions with this book. The tier is then advised how to progress to similar patterns using the same basic techniques. Also included is a huge reference of fly patterns--more than four hundred flies from the Orvis catalog are shown in full color, along with their tying recipes and proportions for each one. This book, calling on the Orvis Company's vast resources and teaching experience and written by an author whose name is synonymous with Orvis, is sure to become the bible for fly tyers of all skill levels.

    • Brand: Brand: The Lyons Press
    • ASIN: 1592281214

  • The Complete Book of Fly Tying

    Here is a book for fly tiers, beginners and experts alike, that provides foolproof directions for tying all types of flies. Unlike specialized books on tying that describe particular types or styles of flies, this book covers them all—both freshwater and saltwater. Dry flies for trout, streamers for tarpon, hair bugs for bass—you will find them all here. In this comprehensive classic, Eric Leiser teaches the basic methods for tying standard dries, hair dries, parachute dries, hackleless flies, wets, nymphs, streamers, Jassids and other terrestrials, bucktails and Muddlers, Spuddlers and Matukas, and many more.Included are basic instructions for tying the various types and styles of flies as well as patterns for the most important flies in each category. Step-by-step illustrations by master tier Dave Whitlock and photographs by Gus Nevros give visual reinforcement to Leiser’s immensely helpful discussion of tools, materials, and their characteristic behaviors during the process of tying. Whether you’re a seasoned tier looking for specific advice on how to master the complexities of tying with deer hair, or you’re brand-new to the craft and just want the fundamentals, this book is a complete education.Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fisher...

    • ASIN: 1626365598

  • Salt Water Flies 50 Popular Patterns Tying Instructions

    50 popular patterns with tying instructions.

    • ASIN: B002ENXF3K

  • 101 Favorite Dry Flies: History, Tying Tips, and Fishing Strategies

    101 Favorite Dry Flies is the latest from acclaimed writer David Klausmeyer. Whether you are a beginner seeking a comprehensible fishing guide or an experienced tyer yearning for the newest and most effective techniques, this book has it all. Each fly is wonderfully captured with its own clear photos and complete set of instructions. Not only does Klausmeyer highlight insightful tips and fishing strategies on specific flies, but he also offers historical key notes pertaining to that pattern.Divided into four essential parts—Matching the Hatch, The Overlooked Flies, Important Terrestrials, and Attractive Patterns—this book covers each with thorough analysis. Included within are numerous images of materials and tying tools. Learn to master the classic patterns, but also discover the latest flies with suggested commercial fly-tying gear from Umpqua Feather Merchants or Rainy’s Flies. Detailed text is provided for imitative flies, containing explicit hatching information depending on the season and location.In 101 Favorite Dry Flies, Klausmeyer teaches the fundamentals as well as innovative methods on how to properly excel in fishing. Fly-tying is a highly esteemed fisherman’s craft, but also an art form. Avid sport fisherman will treasure this book and gain an even more sen...

    • Brand: Brand: Skyhorse Publishing
    • ASIN: 1620875616

  • My Life Was This Big: And Other True Fishing Tales

    Timeless fishing stories from the most beloved angler of our time.The brilliant fisherman, instructor, and public speaker Lefty Kreh is perhaps the best known, most respected, and most beloved angler in the world today. My Life Was This Big takes readers on an angling journey through the last half century, when water was big and fishermen were bigger. But, despite all that’s changed since the fifties, when Lefty began his career as a professional fly fisherman and writer, fishing is still just fishing.In My Life Was This Big, Lefty shares his tales of fishing expeditions with Fidel Castro and Ernest Hemingway, as well as solo battles with some of the scrappiest, most elusive fish in the world. Lefty also takes the reader through the development of his world-famous “Deceiver” fly style, and takes on the issue of conservation through catch-and-release. These timeless, often hilarious stories will put you in the boat with Lefty—and even teach you a thing or two about fly fishing along the way!This is a glimpse into the heart and soul of Lefty Kreh—a man who has written for nearly every outdoor magazine in the United States; a man who has fished some of the remotest parts of the globe; and a man whose books and articles have taught thousands of people his techniques for hookin...

    • ASIN: 1628736933