FLY-TYING by William Bayard Sturgis

FLY-TYING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Little by little interest in tying one's own flies has spread, from a small group of experts to the large majority of anglers. It is fun, a fine pastime for winter evenings and, they say, doubles the pleasure of fishing if your prize trout or bass has risen to a lure fashioned by yourself. Mr. Sturgis has tackled the subject so completely yet so simply that the book should be of equal interest to the novice and his more advanced companion. There are pages of drawings by the author to illustrate and diagram his lessons. Wet flies, dry flies, nymphs, hair wing flies, special flies for steelheads, salmon, etc.. Such a book has been badly needed and bookshops may confidently recommend it. There is none better.

Publisher: Scribner