The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide Revised edition is the go-to manual for tying patterns that perform.

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  • One of the most comprehensive guides to fly-tying ever written
  • Updated and revised
  • 1,000 color photos
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Paperback. 416 pages

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The Orvis Fly-Tying Guide is one of the most comprehensive guides to fly tying ever written—now updated and revised. Over 1,000 color photographs take you step-by-step through the tying process for today's top patterns. Written by Tom Rosenbauer, host of the Orvis Fly-Fishing Podcast, Fly Rod and Reel Angler of the Year, and winner of the Izaak Walton Award from the American Museum of Fly Fishing.

Paperback. 416 pages. Published in the USA.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from To the point A very good G0-To guide for fly tying. Informative, good pictures and starts out with each selected fly listed as a way to increase experience in many areas of tying. Liked the portion that showed many different Flys giving ideas and chances to try out other designs.
Date published: 2021-02-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Orvis Fly Tying Guide I was disappointed that the book did not cover tying in wings for both wet and dry flies as much as I wanted. The book covers the Parachute Adams Dry wing quite well but comes up short in my opinion tying some patterns such as a Blue Quill or Blue Dun. I've always have had problems with wings and hoped there would be much more detail spent on tying them in.
Date published: 2021-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent resource This is an essential book for those who want to tie their own flies. Great accessible writing and excellent photos. Simple step by step instructions that cover many techniques and an invaluable resource on popular fly patterns.
Date published: 2020-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Orvis Fly-Tying Guide Revised This book is full of grate tips and a huge amount of fly tying recipes. Great illustrations. I liked the p=tips on natural materials I had not seen in other books.
Date published: 2020-01-20
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