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Tying the Classic Salmon Fly A Modern Approach to Traditional Techniques

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Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English


  • Fishing, angling,
  • Fly tying,
  • Fishing - Flytying/Lures,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Atlantic salmon fishing,
  • Fishing - General,
  • Flies, Artificial

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael D. Radencich (Editor), Alec Jackson (Editor), Wayne Luallen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8000617M
ISBN 100811703312
ISBN 109780811703314

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An excellent book for the fly tying fly fisherman fishing for Salmon and Steelhead or exhibiting Salmon Flies in picture frames. This author is also a top topnotch photographer and compiled a list of top notch hook makers and an extensive list of references to prepare this awesome literary achievement. This book for the fly tier goes beyond 5 5/5(16). The books have several tying techniques, and they provide detailed information on the materials, components, and styles of salmon fly tying. Whether you're a beginner salmon fly tier or more experienced, these inspiring books on salmon fly tying can take you to a whole new level. SNOWIE’S #2 FOR THE BRORA. Hook: Partridge CS10/3 or Partridge CS10/1, sizes 4 to 2/0. You may substitute with another brand of classic salmon hook. Thread: Black and white flat-waxed Nylon, and black non-waxed thread. Tag: Round silver tinsel and orange floss. Tail: Golden pheasant crest feather. Butt: Black peacock herl. Body: Orange floss and black mohair. The Fly Tying Bible by Peter Gathercole first published in is quickly becoming a modern classic. Listing one hundred popular and reliable trout and salmon patterns it would give any fly fisher a good platform from which to continue from.

Michael D. Radencich has been tying classic salmon flies for twenty years. He is author of Classic Salmon Fly Materials () and Tying the Classic Salmon Fly (). He currently produces websites and develops interactive DVDs. He lives in Weatherby, Missouri. As indicated above there is a DVD included with the book. It’s even heftier and more fascinating than the Farlows book, and if you are a salmon fly tyer or interested in salmon fly history – and the history of Hardy – there are no excuses apart from the price, of course Books of this caliber don’t come cheap, and parting with UK£ or close to US$ can seem a bit steep for a book/5. What can you find in old fly fishing and fly tying books? You’ll learn about spey flies, Atlantic salmon flies, detailed fly tying instructions, and casting mechanics to name a few. I’ve used old books to identify the names of older flies found in vintage fly boxes. And I found out I’m a “fly dresser” not a fly tyer! Happy to put another Salmon Fly Tying Tutorial up on the channel. This is of a fly called Warrior. I did it as a mixed wing, which I think makes a .

It summarizes my own feeling about the real meaning of fly tying. My view of fly-tying goes beyond the simple craft: it is a combination of techniques, history, research, science, poetry I like to simply call fly tying, the “Gentle Art”. The best book for learning to tie properly by far is Hale's How to tie Salmon Flies which you can get as a Print on Demand reprint for about £13 on eBay or - Mike Radencich's Tying the classic salmon fly is the best modern book on tying, but it does promote some iffy techniques here and there. Looking for a book on Classic/Artistic Tying - posted in Trading Floor: I really want to start tying classic and artistic flies, but unfortunately, all the books I have found only say recipes. I don't know anything about these more complex flies, and would love to learn. I am willing to pay, though my income is a little small (Being a teen) but I will try to pay. Classic salmon fly-tying A wide range of books on tying both modern and classic salmon flies. From some of the best tyers around today such as Nolte, Hard, Schmookler and Sawada through to the through to the past masters and innovators that inspired them - Kelson, Traherne, Pryce-Tannat, Blacker, Tolfrey and many more.