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Building Classic Salmon Flies

By: Alcott, Ron

Price: $224.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00434

ISBN: 157188341X

Condition: As New


(Description) One of 130 Signed/Numbered copies of this title. Only slight bumps to corners. View more info

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The Dry Fly: Progress Since Halford

By: Bark, Conrad Voss

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Shropshire, England, Merlin Unwin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0069

ISBN: 1873674228

Condition: As New


(Description) The new design of dry flies since Halford is the greatest achievement of our generation. We have broken free of the need to make models of insects, and instead concentrate on the imprint a fly makes on the surface of the water. View more info

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Tying Flies Like A Pro

By: Bartholomew, Marty

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2006

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00952

ISBN: 157188372X

Condition: As New


(Description) One of a Signed, Numbered Limited Edition of 104 copies. ***(Synopsis) How many times have you been amazed by the skill and speed of a professional fly tier, and wondered at their secrets? Wished that you too could just whip up a quick, smartly-tied fly? With this book you will learn the short-cuts and techniques from the experts that will bring nice-looking, durable, and effective flies from your vise. The list of experts, which includes the likes of Gary LaFontaine and Brad Befus, is impressive and so is the variety of flies shown. You will learn time-savings tying tips and mat... View more info

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Production Fly Tying: A Collection of Ideas, Notions, Hints, & Variations on the Techniques of Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 2003

Edition: 2nd Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00015

ISBN: 0871089297

Condition: Fine


(Synopsis) Introduction by John Gierach. Make fly tying easier & more efficient with this eagerly awaited second edition. Fly-tying authority & veteran A.K. Best reveals concise & comprehensive instructions gleaned from thousands of hours behind the vise. This expanded edition to tying techniques, tool, & materials includes: superb photos, tried-&-true time-saving tips, & chapters organized by tails, ribbing, bodies, wings, & hackles. 299 color photos; View more info

Production Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: 1st Pb Printing

Seller ID: SNC028

ISBN: 0871087928

Condition: Fair


(Description) Spine beginning to separate. All pages currently intact, but this should be considered a bench copy. View more info

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Dyeing and Bleaching Natural Fly-Tying Materials

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $98.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01001

ISBN: 1558212140

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) This important book is narrowly focused on one of the key aspects of the fly-tyer's art: color control. It is the first book wholly devoted to the subject - and it is a definitive, practical handbook by one of America's finest and most repsected fly tyers. A.K. Best explores the equipment and supplies needed for accurate and safe dyeing and bleaching - most of them commonly available. Then he progresses with chapters on such subjects as Body Feathers, Bucktails, Deer and Elk Hair, etc. This is an indispensable book for all fly tyers who want more precise colors - and color is critic... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00804

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Signed by the Author! Only slight bumps to book corners. DJ has small tear at top of spine, and some mild creasing. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why you may need a rotary vise; How to tie Organza Spinner Wings, Magic Midge Larvae, Winged Bronze Be... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01416

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Signed by the Author and the Publisher, Nick Lyons. Slight bump at corner from shipping. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why you may need a rotary vise; How to tie Organza Spinner Wings, Magic Midge Larvae, Winged Bronze Beetles, Floating Hare's Ear ... View more info

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Dyeing and Bleaching Natural Fly-Tying Materials

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $224.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01417

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) This important book is narrowly focused on one of the key aspects of the fly-tyer's art: color control. It is the first book wholly devoted to the subject - and it is a definitive, practical handbook by one of America's finest and most repsected fly tyers. A.K. Best explores the equipment and supplies needed for accurate and safe dyeing and bleaching - most of them commonly available. Then he progresses with chapters on such subjects as Body Feathers, Bucktails, Deer and Elk Hair, etc. This is an indispensable book for all fly tyers who want more precise colors - and color is critic... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $94.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02206

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Signed by the Author and Publisher, Nick Lyons. Small chip to unclipped jacket at back. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why you may need a rotary vise; How to tie Organza Spinner Wings, Magic Midge Larvae, Winged Bronze Beetles, Floating Hare's Ear N... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $84.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01454

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Signed by the Author! *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why you may need a rotary vise; How to tie Organza Spinner Wings, Magic Midge Larvae, Winged Bronze Beetles, Floating Hare's Ear Nymphs, and more; How to field dress flies to ensure a catch; Why ... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $224.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00334

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: As New


(Description) Signed by the Author WITH A FLY TIED BY THE AUTHOR TIPPED IN ADJACENT TO HIS SIGNATURE!!! *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why you may need a rotary vise; How to tie Organza Spinner Wings, Magic Midge Larvae, Winged Bronze Beetles, Floating Hare's Ear... View more info

Fishing Flies and Fly Tying

By: Blades, William F.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1979

Edition: 3rd Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0183

ISBN: 0811706133

Condition: Very Good book


(Description) Light edgewear to book andmild edgewear to plain paper jacket. ***(Synopsis) If genius is a supreme capacity for taking pains, then Bill Blades is most assuredly a genius of fly tying. He also has an additional talent that is not always found among 'geniuses': he can write and illustrate in clear and easily assimilated terms, imparting to others the secrets of his skills and knowledge. In Fishing Flies and Fly Tying he has put between the covers of an unusually interesting book the words and drawings of a master perfectionist whose interest in fishing began during his boyhood in ... View more info

Fly Tying with Synthetics

By: Camera, Phil

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Stillwater, MN, Voyageur Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: C0273

ISBN: 0896581748

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Light edgewear to book and unclipped jacket, else like new! ***(Synopsis) View more info

Fly-tyer's Color Guide

By: Caucci, Al; Nastasi, Bob

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Piscataway, NJ, Comparahatch Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01608

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear to book and unclipped jacket that has light scuffing. View more info

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Feather Brain, Developing, Testing and Improving Saltwater Fly Patterns

By: Chicone, Drew

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01221

Condition: As New


***(Synopsis) Feather Brain provides step-by-step tying instructions and explanations of how the author designed 14 winning saltwater flies. It also offers insights from nine top saltwater fly tiers, including Bob Clouser, Joe Mahler, Jonny King, Jon Cavel, Bob Popovics, Norm Zeigler, and Chris Helm, as well as tips on designing your own patterns, tying with saltwater materials, and fixing typical problems. 176 pgs View more info

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Redfish Flies: Eight Effective Patterns for Catching Redfish

By: Chicone, Drew

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ, Self-Published: 2014

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01315

ISBN: 1500481882

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) The eight pattens outlined in Redfish Flies have been fine-tuned and rigorously tested on countless grass flats, oyster bars and mangrove shorelines. Tying and stocking your box with this proven assortment of flies will ensure you have the ammunition need to coax even the most refined redfish, and the insight provided in the interviews of the contributing guides and tying gurus will help you understand what factors need to be consider to create your own productive redfish flies. Step-by-step tying instructions for tying the Kung Fu Blue Crab, Fiddle Sticks Crab, Pine Island Ice Te... View more info

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Snook Flies: 8 Proven Patterns for Catching Snook from the Beach

By: Chicone, Drew

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Fort Meyers, FL, Self-Published: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01316

ISBN: 1493614185

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) Over the last 10 seasons of chasing snook, I have honed my techniques and refined my selection of flies down to just the key essentials required for hoodwinking this exceedingly erudite fish. The snook flies presented have been rigorously tested and have a confirmed track-record for persuading copious numbers of scholarly snook. This selection of flies will ensure you have the entire water column covered and give you the ability to “Match the Minnows” size and location in the water column, no matter where you are fishing. Step-by-step tying instructions for tying the Captiva ... View more info

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Essential Permit Patterns

By: Chicone, Drew

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Fort Meyers, FL, Self-Published: 2012

Edition: Print on Demand

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01317

ISBN: 1491075759

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) If you have ever tried to catch a permit on fly you are acutely aware that the deck is stacked against you. The notorious crustacean crunchers are nefariously critical of any crab like offering and most likely one of the reasons there are 100’s of crab fly patterns existing today. In a effort to narrow the search, and increase your success rate, here are step-by-step tying instructions for the Kung Fu Crab, Rag Head Crab, Inverted Merkin Crab, Bottle Cap Crab, and the McCrab. 5 flies that must be in your box for chasing the “Black Fin Devils”. 100 pagesoftcover illustrated wit... View more info

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Essential Bonefish Flies- Andros

By: Chicone, Drew

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Fort Meyers, FL, Self-Published: 2013

Edition: Print on Demand

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01318

ISBN: 1493614185

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) A guide to tying the 7 must have flies for Andros. Although there are thousands of existing bonefish patterns, spend any amount of time around dyed-in-the-wool bone fishermen and you will find that that the Pareto principle (also known as the 80–20 rule) definitely holds true. Only a small assortment of proven patterns earn a spot their fly boxes, no matter where they intend on fishing. Friends, guides, travel literature and most importantly personal on the flats experience have narrowed my list of must have bonefish flies down to 7 essential patterns - in no particular order. Ver... View more info