9780762791835

Fly Tyer's Guide to Tying Essential Bass and Panfish Flies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780762791835

  • ISBN10:

    0762791837

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2014
  • Publisher: Lyons Press
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Author Biography

Jerry Darkes is a well-known Great Lakes area fly fisherman and guide. He has over 40 years of experience in fresh and salt water, has been featured several books and films about Great Lakes area fly fishing, and has authored numerous articles on a variety of fly fishing subjects. He is also a fly tier with numerous patterns to his credit and is recognized as a speaker and instructor throughout the area.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One:

The Big Picture

The Fish

The Waters and Equipment Used

Flies

Chapter Two:

Getting Started

Necessary Tools

Vise

Scissors

Bobbin

Hackle Pliers

Bodkin/Half-Hitch Tool

Other Useful Tools

Bobbin Threader

Whip Finisher

Hair Stacker

Hair Packer

Tweezers

The Tying Area

Materials

Thread

Body Materials

Feathers

Tails, Hairs, and Furs

Synthetic Hair and Flash

Eyes, heads, Weight, and Legs

Foam

Hooks

 

Chapter Three:

Basic Techniques

Starting the Thread

Wrapping the Thread

Finishing Off the Thread

Weighting a Body

Tying in Barbell Eyes

Making a Hook Weedless

Making the Whip Finish

 

Chapter 4:

Below the Surface

The Sinking Spider

The Basic Woolly Bugger

The Better Bugger Variation

The Damsel/Dragon Variation

The Baitfish Bugger Variation

Beadhead or Conehead Variation

The Hellgramite Variation

Simple Crayfish

Sculpin Bugger

The Basic Deep Minnow

Spottail Shiner Variation

Perch Minnow Variation

Jig Deep Minnow

Simple Minnow

Crafty Minnow

Fish Head Minnow

 

Chapter Five:

On the Surface

Floating Spider/Ant

Simple Popper

Simple Slider

Instant Popper

Blockhead Popper

Rabbit Strip Diver

Hairy Diver

Froggy Diver

Froggy Popper

 

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