Elegant and graceful, Spey flies originated on the River Spey in northeastern Scotland and are well over 150 years old. Author Bob Veverka gives the history and background on classic Spey, Dee, Don, Eagle, and Steelhead Spey patterns, including step-by-step tying instructions in Spey Flies: How to Tie Them. Exquisite colour plates and patterns for 167 ties; 100 colour photographs by Michael Radencich and advice for choosing the best hooks, thread, materials and feathers ensured this book became a classic on the subject.
- Reprinted in paperback due to popular demand
- The standard reference for all those who tie salmon and steelhead flies
- Exquisite colour plates and patterns for 167 ties by Syd Glasso, Walt Johnson, Joe Howell and more
- Includes advice for choosing the best hooks, thread, materials and feathers
- Beautifully illustrated throughout with colour photographs by Michael Radencich
Bob Veverka is a well-known fly tier and fly fisherman who designed several noteworthy Spey patterns, including the Purple Heart Spey, Scarlet Eagle, and Copper Heron. He also provided flies for Trey Combs’s classic book Steelhead. He lives in Vermont, USA.
- Book Specifications
Sub Heading No ISBN 9780811715003 Author Bob Veverka Binding Paperback Extent 280 x 216mm, 168 pages Illustrations 100 colour photographs Ebook No
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