Essential Flies and Techniques for the Top Patterns
PUBLICATION DATE: September 17, 2020
CATEGORY: Fly Tying
EXTENT: 280 pages
Learn all the essential tying techniques for the top streamer patterns from master fly tier Charlie Craven. The 18 featured patterns with recipes and complete step-by-step instructions include a mix of classic and modern patterns to showcase not only fish-catching flies, but also the best range of techniques.
Includes tips from other top tiers, the latest information on new materials, 50 additional top patterns and recipes, and more than 1200 colour photos.
Featured flies include Baby Gonga, Black Ghost, Clouser, Dirty Hippy, Double Bunny, Game Changer, Heifer Groomer, Lead Eyed Bugger, Matuka, Mickey Finn, Muddler, Platte River Special, Platte River Spider, Sculpzilla, Slumpbuster, Sparkle Minnow, Tequeely, and Thin Mint.
Meet the author Charlie Craven
Master fly tier Charlie Craven sets the standard for innovation in fly tying today. A commercial tier for over 30 years, Charlie is known for his signature flies for almost every species of gamefish, including his speciality, trout of the Rockies.