THE FLY FISHER’S CRAFT:THE ART & HISTORY OF FLY TYING
Veteran fly tyer & designer Darrel Martin examines fly design & tying techniques, both historic & modern.
Returns to our angling origins with chapters on constructing antique lines, hooks, & loop rods—all simply made with basic tools & knowledge.
Here are Barker & Cotton, Venables & Stewart, Halford & Skues, along with many other esteemed tyers of the past. Essential reading for the curious & creative fly tyer.
An artificial fly may be little more than a bit of fur or feather, bead, tinsel, and thread wrapped around the shank of a fishing hook, but for many fly fishers, there is no better way to pass the time between fishing excursions than crafting one of these miniature gems.
In The Fly Fisher's Craft veteran fly tyer and designer Darrel Martin examines fly design and tying techniques, both historic and modern.
Fisher's Craft returns to our angling origins with chapters on constructing antique lines, hooks, and loop rods—all simply made with basic tools and knowledge.
It also follows the silk wraps of the early tyers to reveal their craft and cunning
Author: Darrel Martin
Hardcover 288 pgs ISBN 1592287220