Tying the Founding Flies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-01-15
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Fly fishing has a rich heritage of "founding flies" that revolutionized the sport, yet many of these classic flies have fallen out of use. In this follow-up to The Founding Flies, Mike Valla includes detailed instructions to help anglers tie and fish these historic, effective patterns.

  • Features 21 classic fly patterns with step-by-step photo tutorials for tying them
  • Tips on the best way to fish the founding flies today
  • Includes a broad range of flies, from nymphs and streamers to drys and terrestrials
  • Author Biography

    Mike Valla, author of The Founding Flies (978-0-8117-0833-3), Tying the Founding Flies (978-0-8117-1466-2), and Tying Catskill-Style Dry Flies (978-1-934753-01-9), is the Northeast Field Editor for Eastern Fly Fishing magazine and a recipient of the Poul Jorgensen Golden Hook Award. He has also published articles in Fly Fisherman, Fly Tyer, and American Fly Fisher. He lives in Ballston Spa, New York.

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