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All you ever wanted to read about fly fishing and tyingFly fishing literature - The best fly tying books
This book features 25 well known fly fishers and each has a six page chapter, which follows the exact same template: A full page photo, a three page portrait/interview, another full page photo and a small bio.
A beautiful, large format book about tube flies with 300 patterns listed with materials and exquisite images. A handful are illustrated with step-by-step instructions. In Sawada's usual gaudy tying style and colors accompanied by Japanese text and his quirky English translations.
Drew Chicone's book is a book right after my heart: great thoughts about fly-tying and designing flies for saltwater use.
It has been said about fly fishing and fly tying that everything that needs to be said has been said already. "Founding Flies" tells us when and where it was said, under what circumstances it was said, and then goes on to tell us some stories about who said it.
Henry Gibley is an angler and photographer who has been around - literally! This is most likely just a selection of the places he has fished in his career, and the 100 selected spots are indeed very tempting and appetizing. A very nice book with some excellent photos.