With its many color illustrations, this unique book has the look and feel of the streamside journal of a knowledgeable and very artistic fly-fisher. World-renowned fly-tier Jack Pangburn shares many productive patterns and techniques using natural deer hair, one of the most versatile fly-tying materials.
There are many ways to catch a fish, but catching one on a fly you've tied yourself is by far the most exciting and rewarding. Most food items trout feed on are of natural earth-tone colors, and there is no better way to imitate natrue that to use what nature has to offer. Derr hair is one of the most versatile and popular natural materials used in fly tying, and in this book Jak Pangburn shows you how to combing deer hair and other elements to create a finisher, fishable fly.
Topics include: fly-tying materials, hooks, stacking, wrapping, dubbing, wings, flared bucktail, spinning, bundled bodies, 84 fly patterns, many with step-by-step instuctions, and much more. The beautiful, detailed illustrations give this book the feel of a personal streamside journal; add the crisp photography and informative text and this book gives you all the information you need to become a great tier of deer-hair flies.