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Twenty Salmon Flies: Tying Techniques For Mastering The Classic Patterns

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$69.95
Features in depth & detail the full range of classic salmon fly patterns from the simplest to the most complex. The twenty patterns together build on styles, types, materials, elements, & techniques. Learn to tie these 20 & you'll master the craft & the art of classic salmon fly tying. HC w/ DVD, 822 color photos, 24 B&W illus; 8.5x11 inches, 220 pgs, DVD 120 min.

Each chapter successively presents patterns that are more and more complex. Chapter one introduces very simple Spey and Dee styles, strip wings with a few elements. Move on to simple upright wing flies, working with full feathers and married wing styles. A chapter focuses on flies with multiple body divisions and another is devoted to Trahern's exquisite (and challenging) Victorian classics. Once you've mastered these 20, you'll be able to tie any classic salmon pattern.

Michael Radencich covers the classic patterns developed and fished throughout the nineteenth century and new patterns, modern variations developed in the last two decades. To further reinforce skills, Radencich has produced a two-hour DVD and has included an appendix of 100 patterns culled from his collection of sources. Whether you're a beginning classic salmon fly tier or more experienced with the classics, you'll find Radencich's newest book and DVD an inspiring and challenging reference.