MASTERING THE ART OF FLY-TYING. By Richard W. Talleur.
1979 1st edition. Large 4to (221 x 286mm). Pp223. Colour plates, b/w photographs, illustrations. Blue boards, spine and last is a direct route to advanced fly-tying skills! Dick Talleur demonstrates a new approach to learning at the vise in over 30 illustrated hands-on lessons. Here are nymph, streamer, and dry fly patterns that emphasize refined fly-tying skills - not just a series of isolated techniques. Talleur's programmed instructions accompanied by hundreds of illustrations guarantees the tier not just a few new patterns, but a real understanding of fly-tying procedures". Chapters include: Assessing the essential tools; Hackle; Hooks; Three vital thread-handling techniques; The Quill Gordon dry fly; The Adams; The Gray Fox Variant; The Dorothea Gunn Cut-wing Parachute; The Hendrickson Thorax v-hackle; The Leadwing Coachwing wet fly and nymph; The Dark Cahill wet fly; The Orange Fish-Hawk wet fly; The Grouse and Green wet fly; The Hare's Ear nymph; The March Brown nymph, weighted; The Perla Stonefly nymph; The Black Ghost Streamer; The Blacknosed Dace Bucktail; The Hornberg Streamer; The Muddler Minnow; The Alternative; The T-Bone; The Hendrickson Spent; The Gangle-legs Dry Fly; The Dry Hare's Ear; The Haystack; The Beady-Eye; thoughts on the future of fly-tying.
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|Author||Talleur (Richard W.). (1931-2011).|
|ISBN||0811709078 / 0811709078.|
|Book Description||Fine in dust-wrapper.|