tep-by-step fly pattern tutorials develop your tying skills one pattern at a time. After completing all seven patterns you will have developed the necessary skills to tie most of the flies you will ever need to catch trout and a wide variety of other fish. A comprehensive step-by-step fly tying DVD guides and refreshes your fly tying skills. Full color t/out; 9x11 inches, 80 pgs. DVD included.
The purpose of this manual is to provide you with an introduction to the basics of tying flies. The information and tutorials provided give you an understanding of the equipment, materials, applications, and process of tying flies. The step-by-step fly pattern tutorials were specially chosen to develop your tying skills one pattern at a time. After completion of all seven patterns you will have developed the necessary skills to tie many of today's patterns, regardless of the materials being used. Within this manual you will find helpful “How To” tutorials and Fly Tying Reference pages that will help guide, educate and refresh your fly-tying skills. Included in this manual is a comprehensive fly-tying DVD that provides step-by-step visual and auditory tying instructions of the patterns presented. So get started and enjoy the journey of tying your own flies.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ryan Keyes works as a Recreation Therapist at the Grand Junction Veterans Administration Medical Center. He works directly with Project Healing Waters to provide therapeutic fly-fishing and fly-tying opportunities for disabled veterans. Ryan’s love for fly fishing began in the San Juan Mountains where he spent the majority of his time untangling knots and retrieving his flies from trees. Ryan now spends his spare time designing innovative fly patterns and tying commercially for local fly shops in Colorado.