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Beginners Guide To Fly Tying By Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths

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Beginners Guide to Fly Tying by Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths. Sold in its thousands - No.1 Book to get you up and running with Fly Tying.

Beginners Guide to Fly Tying is regarded by many as one of the best and simplest instruction books currently available. Well Illustrated with excellent artwork, for easy-to-follow instructions. Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths uses the latest techniques in computer-generated drawings to show the reader exactly how to create an artificial fly, step-by-step. Clearer than photography, more life-like than drawings, the graphic instructions show, by subtle emphasis and exaggeration, precisely what to do.
Included in the book are all the basic techniques for applying thread, feather and fur to the hook, and more sophisticated methods such as parachute hackling, using the dubbing loop and hairwinging.

Beginners Guide to Fly Tying by Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths - 12 key trout patterns demonstrate the most important flytying techniques.
- Black Ghost (ribbing & hairwing)
- Woolly Bugger (palmered hackle dressing)
- Duck's Dun (cul de canard dressing)
- Gray Wulff (bucktail dry fly technique)
- Elk Hair Caddis (dubbing & hairwing)
- Parachute Emerger (parachute dressing)
- Ginger Quill (wet fly wings and throat hackle)
- Black Pennell (wet hackling)
- Goldhead Hare's Ear (weighted goldhead & natural dubbing)
- Montana Nymph (nymph hackling, marabou tails)
- Pheasant Tail Nymph (pheasant tail fibers & copper wire)
- Shrimp/Scud (wire weighting & synthetic dubbing)

To complement the book, Beginners Guide to Fly Tyingtroutcatchers offer a companion kit put together by Veniard, the 'Beginners Kit Of Fly Tying Materials' of which you'll find all the materials you need to tie the above selection. If you wish to purchase together  'Beginners Guide To Fly Tying & Kit Of Materials' then you'll enjoy a Saving than if purchasing separately. If fly tying tools are required, there are many sets available, but purchasing the 'Veniard Beginners Tool Kit' will get you up an running.

Beginners Guide to Fly Tying by Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths
- Author: Chris Mann & Terry Griffiths
- Illustrator: Chris Mann
- Photographer: Terry Griffiths
- Published: September 1999
- Latest edition: April 2005
- Format: 246 x 189 mm
- Binding: Hardback
- No. of pages: 80
- 8 colour photographs
- 153 colour illustrations

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Good read and easy to follow.
Gillian M.
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Easy to understand.
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Generally helpful - a video link would be helpful.
Ed P.
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Beginners Guide - Chris Mann/Terry Griffiths
Good book for the complete novice - easy to follow descriptions and graphics.
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