CADDIS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE BIOLOGY OF BRITISH CADDIS FLIES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE IMMATURE STAGES. By Norman E. Hickin. With 4 plates in colour and many line drawings by the author.
HOW TO TIE FLIES. By E.C. Gregg. The Barnes Sports Library.
(1940) ND later reprint. 8vo (159 x 234mm). Ppxii,83. B/w photograph and illustrations. 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. The Barnes Dollar Sports Library had become, by the time of this printing, The Barnes Sports Library with a cover price for this title of $1.50. This book is based on a booklet published by the author in 1935 which contained 24 pages of text and Standard Dressings of 334 Flies.
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