BRITISH ANGLING FLIES. By Michael Theakston. Revised and annotated by  Francis M. Walbran.

BRITISH ANGLING FLIES. By Michael Theakston. Revised and annotated by Francis M. Walbran.

MEETING AND FISHING THE HATCHES. By Charles R. Meck.

MEETING AND FISHING THE HATCHES. By Charles R. Meck.

HOW TO TIE FLIES. By E.C. Gregg. The Barnes Dollar Sports Library.

1940 1st edition thus. 8vo (154 x 236mm). Ppxii,83. B/w photographs and illustrations. Green cloth, spine titled in black.

"If you have never taken a fish on a fly of your own making you have missed one of the great thrills of fishing. In this practical manual, the author, a recognized authority, describes the mehotds of construction used by the professional fly tier so that you can make your own flies in your own home." (Publisher's blurb). Chapters include: Introduction; Tools, hooks and materials - vice, pliers, scissors, hooks, quill bodies, herl bodies, hackles, tails, cheeks or shoulders, ribbing, wings, wax, tying silk; Bucktail streamers; Wet flies; Dry flies; Nymphs and their construction; Bass flies and feather streamers; Famous bucktail and feather streamers; Floating bugs and their construction, cork bodied bass bugs; Anglers' knots; My favourite flies; Standard dressings of 334 flies. This book is based on a booklet puclished by the author in 1935 which contained 24 pages of text and Standard Dressings of 334 Flies.
£10.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
4091
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Author Gregg (E.C).
Book Code 4091
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Slightly bumped, browning to end-papers, half a dozen pages torn where formerly stuck together. Working copy only in chipped dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1940
Publisher A.S.Barnes.
Place New York.