The Founding Flies: 43 American Masters: Their Patterns and Influences (Hardcover)

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A beautiful, informative book that features 43 important Americans and their flies. For anyone who fly fishes, whether or not they tie their own flies. — Louise Jones

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43 American fly-tying masters, from Marbury to Marinaro, Gordon to GrantColor photos of the flies plus recipes for nearly 300 fliesImportant historical record includes profiles of tiers around the country including Art Flick, Ray Bergman, Lee Wulff, Don Gapen, Len Halladay, Andr Puyans, Cal Bird, Lew Oatman, Dave Whitlock, and 34 more influential tiers.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780811708333
ISBN-10: 0811708330
Publisher: Stackpole / Headwater
Publication Date: August 1st, 2013
Pages: 320
Language: English