Tying Catskill-Style Dry Flies by Mike VallaTying Catskill-Style Dry Flies by Mike Valla

Tying Catskill-Style Dry Flies

byMike Valla

Hardcover | July 8, 2009

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• Color photos of never-before-seen flies from the vaults of the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum • Detailed tying steps for 11 patterns • First book that compares the styles of all of the Catskill school of fly tiers The Catskills region of the eastern United States, just two hours northeast of New York City, was the birthplace for a uniquely American style of fly that continues to grace the bins of fly shops around the world.Mike Valla explores the essence of Catskill flies, delving into the history of the region's rivers, fly fishers, and fly tiers and blending their colorful histories with precise step-by-step tying methods. This book is essential for those not only interested in learning to tie the Catskill-style flies, but also those interested in the history of American fly fishing.
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 ...
Title:Tying Catskill-Style Dry FliesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:252 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.83 inPublished:July 8, 2009Publisher:Headwater BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934753017

ISBN - 13:9781934753019

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