Books for Flyfishers
Prepared for UNI Products by Paul C Marriner and Gale's End Press, this 48-page, 5.25 x 8.25 inch, booklet is a valuable teaching aid and supplementary handout for fly-tying instructors. Instructors or clubs can order multiple copies of the print edition, charge is for shipping only. Contact us for details. The new digital edition is sized for tablets (PDF), eReaders or phones (ePub), or Kindles or Kindle apps (.mobi) and has some fresh material, particularly on the topic of thread sizing.
Some of the topics covered in the booklet are: 1) thread materials, construction, and sizes; 2) basic thread operations such as tying-in and tying-off; 3) dubbing techniques; and 4) spinning hair. All techniques are fully illustrated with color photographs, more than 90 in all. How to Choose & Use Fly-tying Thread aims to help beginning fly-tiers understand the types and sizes of fly-tying threads and how they can best be used to tie today's incredible variety of fly patterns. UNI Products offers threads to tie everything from a 1/8" long caenis mayfly for trout to a 12" Sea Habit Bucktail for marlin.
The digital edition is $2.99. Individual copies of the print edition are available for $5.00 (Canada or US) and $7.00 to Western Europe. Rest of the world must contact us to request mailing costs.
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