The first 50 pages of this oversized, spiral-bound book are filled with fly-tying techniques, the last 150 pages are cut horizontally across the page. The top half of the page shows the tying steps for 100-plus of todays best patterns, and includes references to techniques that are explained and pictured in the bottom half. This unique format allows detailed instructions on each specific step/technique required to tie the fly — more than 100 patterns in all!
Renowned writing team Ted Leeson and Jim Schollmeyer have set another milestone in the world of fly tying with this unique new addition to their Benchside Reference series. Following the incredible success of The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference, Jim and Ted now offer the first beginner's book of fly tying to allow readers simultaneous access to fly recipes, tying steps, and techniques. No more flipping back and forth from fly pattern to technique, hoping the wings don't fall off your mayfly. The first 50 pages of this oversized, spiral-bound book are filled with impeccably photographed fly-tying techniques. The next 150 pages are cut horizontally across the page. The top pages show tying steps for dozens of fly patterns, including references to tying techniques that are explained step by step in the bottom pages. This groundbreaking book is sure to thrill all fly tiers. Over 1500 beautiful color photos, over 200 all-color pages.
What the Experts are Saying
"It's a pioneer step in fish-book publishing" -- Terry W. Sheely, The Reel News, June 2006
"Why didn't someone think of this before?" -- Ted Eisele, Boise Valley Fly Fisherman, June 2006