Fly Patterns contains an amazing treasure trove of 3,600 contemporary and classic flies from many of the world's most respected fly innovators and producers. Dressings are authentic, and each fly is pictured in perfect color detail next to the pattern. A materials and hook chapter explains and pictures 90 commonly used materials with a hook chart that compares all major hook manufacturers.An exhaustive 40-page index with 10,000 entries makes it easy to find any fly tying pattern. With 480 pages and 3,600 patterns, this is truly the contemporary encyclopedia of flies. Hard cover.
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Customer Reviews for Fly Patterns Randall Kaufmann
Review 1 for Fly Patterns Randall Kaufmann
February 26, 2014
from Scotch Plains, NJ
"Thoroughly enjoying this book. Very informative, intricate photos of thousands of flies and components of each. Excellent addition to ones library."
"This is a fantastic guide to thousands of flies with their associated recipes. The authors offer a good mix of classic and modern flies. The photos are great as well. However, if you're looking for a step-by-step guide to tying each fly, this book does not offer it. I use this book for ideas on new flies to tie."