All About Flies

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All About flies by Chuck & Sharon Tryon is a extensively revised & updated edition of "Figuring Out Flies." Covers: hooks materials, fly pattern origins, viewpoint of the fish, dry, wet, nymph, egg & streamers, & much more.

  • 6x9 inches
  • 196 pgs.

A terrific revision to the classic "Figuring Out Flies."

The Lyons Press is proud to present All About Flies, the extensively revised and updated edition of Figuring Out Flies by the same authors, first published in 1990 and now out of print. Written in a witty, irreverent, and entertaining style, this gem of a book will appeal to both beginning and experienced fly tyers.

The authors cover a wide variety of fly-tying topics, including:
Fly pattern origins and their mystique
Flies seen from both the anglers and the fishs viewpoint
Tying instruction for dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, and streamers
Egg flies
How to make your flies more beautiful and more durable
And much more

Included are tying recipes and instructions for dozens of familiar and lesser-known patterns for both fresh and salt water. No fly tyer will want to miss this important new book on the tyers art.

Chuck and Sharon Tryon are the authors of the much-acclaimed book Fly Fishing for Trout in Missouri, as well as numerous articles for Flyfisher and other magazines. Chuck Tryon lives in Missouri.

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