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The Worlds Best Trout Flies,  

by  ROBERTS, John (ed.).  
ID No.: 1931
AU$40.00

Boxtree Ltd  London, 1994, 8vo Illust 182pp.  D/J.   This is a guide to what makes a successful trout-fly, with details of 180 of the most successful trout and grayling flies from 18 different countries with contributions from 30 of the world's best-known fishers and fly-tyers, including Schweibert, Whitlock, Carnill, Espersen, Martin, Entwhistle and Harrop, have each selected their six most successful patterns - those they would keep if all others were lost. 

The book reveals why each pattern deserves to be chosen, and sometimes includes the evolution of the fly's design. Advice on why and when to fish each pattern, and full tying instructions, are also given. Includes seven pages by Rob Sloane. The text of this book is only half the story: the other half is the flies themselves and their illustrations. Colour illustrations of each fly by Aideen Canning and has many colour photographs. Price clipped. -Fine                                                                                                

Tying & Fishing Terrestrials

by ALMY, Gerald.
ID No.: 32
AU$45.00

Stackpole Books Harrisburg, 1978, 8vo, Illust, 238pp, D/J is sl. rubbed. Introduction by Charles K Fox,   Discusses stream strategy and the tying of terrestrials including ants, sawflies, bees, wasps, beetles, grasshoppers, crickets, roaches, caterpillars, butterflies, moths, leafhoppers, cicadas and other minor terrestrials. - Very Fine.

Tying & Fishing Terrestrials,

by ALMY, Gerald.
ID No.: 33
AU$30.00

Stackpole Books   Harrisburg, 1978, 8vo, Illust, 238pp, D/J is sl. rubbed.  Introduction by Charles K Fox.  Discusses stream strategy and the tying of terrestrials including ants, sawflies, bees, wasps, beetles, grasshoppers, crickets, roaches, caterpillars, butterflies, moths, leafhoppers, cicadas and other minor terrestrials.   Very Good.     

Mayflies the Angler and the Trout

by ARBONA, Fred Jnr.
ID No.: 44
AU$55.00

Winchester Press Tulsa, 1980, 4to, Illust, 188pp, D/J (torn), Introduction by Ernest Schweibert. Forward by Carl Richards and Fly tying instructions by Mike Lawson. A complete treatise for the fly fisherman of original material on identifying, imitating and fishing the mayfly hatches by a fisherman who is also an entomologist. - Very Good

Fishing Flies

by ATKINSON, Robert.
ID No.: 1104
AU$30.00

H.C.Blossom London, 1991, 4to,  Illust, 122pp, D/J,   An illustrated album. The introduction provides a concise history of the ancient craft of fly tying.   The rest of the book presents full colour photographs of a wide range of dry, wet, nymph ,lures, rare feathers, patterns with explanatory text, special illustrated feature pages, and evocative location photographs. Very Fine.  

 

Which Fly Do I Use

by BANASCH, Darren.
ID No.: 2451
AU$20.00

Amato Publications Portland. 8vo. Illust. 48pp. Soft Cover. A guide to selecting the right fly to catch trout. With thousands of fly patterns available to them the angler must the select the one that will attract the attention of the fish. - .

Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing.

by BATES, Joseph . D.
ID No.: 4005
AU$50.00

Stackpole Books  Mechanicsville, 1995 revised and expanded ed.,  8vo. Illust. 395pp, D/J,  This  edition of the complete text and colour plates of the 1950 original publication makes available  additional colour plates,  artwork, history and notes   and more than three hundred fly patterns  of streamers and bucktails patterns.  Includes detailed discussion of tackle  and techniques and why fish take streamers.  Foreword by  Keith Fulsher –Mint.    

Fishing Atlantic Salmon

by BATES, Joseph D. & RICHARDS,Pamela.
ID No.: 2133
AU$115.00

Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, PA, 1996 1st edition, 4to, Illust, 396pp, D/J,  Colour paintings, illustrated by John Swan, colour photographs by Michael Radencich, bibliography.  D/J,  Completed by his daughter after his death, this is Joe Bates' last book. It contains the history and tying instructions for over 500 salmon fly patterns -classic to contemporary -in many variations. A handsome book enhanced by Radencich's stunning photography and John Swan's evocative illustrations.  -Very Fine.

The American Fly Tyer's Handbook

by BAY, Kenneth (ed.)
ID No.: 106
AU$45.00

Winchester Press New York, 1979, 4to, Illust, 120pp, D/J.  An illustrated step by step description of fly tying by fifteen of the masters of the art including Gary Fontaine, Chauncey Lively, John Merwin,Ted Niemeyer, Eric Peper, Dick Surette and their suggestions on the best way to fish each fly. Supported by many black and white photographs.Cover has small tear, P/C.- Fine.

How to Tie Fresh Water Flies

by BAY, Kenneth E.
ID No.: 104
AU$25.00

Winchester Press New York, 1974, 4to, Illust, 151pp, D/J. Step by step fully illustrated tying guide for tying fourteen flies or ninety five percent of all the freshwater flies you will ever need. Includes wets, drys', nymphs and bucktails. Illustrated with 231 black and white and 19 colour photographs by Matthew Vinciguerra. Price Clipped.  - Fine.

The Worlds Best Trout Flies,  

by  ROBERTS, John (ed.).  
ID No.: 1931
AU$40.00

Boxtree Ltd  London, 1994, 8vo Illust 182pp.  D/J.   This is a guide to what makes a successful trout-fly, with details of 180 of the most successful trout and grayling flies from 18 different countries with contributions from 30 of the world's best-known fishers and fly-tyers, including Schweibert, Whitlock, Carnill, Espersen, Martin, Entwhistle and Harrop, have each selected their six most successful patterns - those they would keep if all others were lost. 

The book reveals why each pattern deserves to be chosen, and sometimes includes the evolution of the fly's design. Advice on why and when to fish each pattern, and full tying instructions, are also given. Includes seven pages by Rob Sloane. The text of this book is only half the story: the other half is the flies themselves and their illustrations. Colour illustrations of each fly by Aideen Canning and has many colour photographs. Price clipped. -Fine                                                                                                

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