Orvis Fly-Tying Guide – by Tom Rosenbauer
This essential book on fly tying will teach anyone how to tie flies. All the important techniques are illustrated with color photographs, from starting the thread on the hook to whip finishing. The book lays the basic ground work by fully explaining simple tying techniques, and then progresses to detailed tying instructions for some of the most popular, modern patterns. How to choose and prepare the correct material, and all the necessary tying steps for each fly, are detailed in superb, large, color photographs. Also included is a huge reference of fly patterns–more than 400 flies from the Orvis catalog are shown in full color, along with their tying instructions and sizes. This book is sure to become the bible for fly tyers of all skill levels.