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The art of the fishing fly / Tony Lolli ; foreword by President Jimmy Carter ; with photography by Bruce Curtis ; preface by Glenn Pontier, Executive Director of the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum.

By: Lolli, Tony.
Contributor(s): Curtis, Bruce [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Sterling, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: xiii, 226 pages : colour illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781454929024; 1454929022.Subject(s): Flies, Artificial -- History | Fly fishing -- HistoryDDC classification: 799.124 Summary: For the millions of fly fishers who are passionate about their sport, this gorgeous book is both a visual feast and the perfect reference. The Art of the Fishing Fly includes a history of fly fishing focusing on the evolution of fishing flies; a guide to essential equipment; a how-to section on tying three key flies by three top fly tyers; and essays by noted experts. The book's core includes 75 profiles of flies--the soul of the sport--with absolutely stunning color photographs of each fly and fascinating stories behind the flies, inspirational photographs of fly fishers in action, and profiles of the top 19 fly fishing locations around the world.
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The ultimate book for fly fishing enthusiasts, featuring stunning photography of flies and the fishermen who use them.

Features a foreword by President Jimmy Carter!

For the millions of fly fishers who are passionate about their sport, this gorgeous book is both a visual feast and the perfect reference. The Art of the Fishing Fly includes a history of fly fishing focusing on the evolution of fishing flies; a guide to essential equipment; a how-to section on tying three key flies by three top fly tyers; and essays by noted experts. The book's core includes 75 profiles of flies--the soul of the sport--with absolutely stunning color photographs of each fly and fascinating stories behind the flies, inspirational photographs of fly fishers in action, and profiles of the top 19 fly fishing locations around the world.

Includes index.

Maps on lining pages.

For the millions of fly fishers who are passionate about their sport, this gorgeous book is both a visual feast and the perfect reference. The Art of the Fishing Fly includes a history of fly fishing focusing on the evolution of fishing flies; a guide to essential equipment; a how-to section on tying three key flies by three top fly tyers; and essays by noted experts. The book's core includes 75 profiles of flies--the soul of the sport--with absolutely stunning color photographs of each fly and fascinating stories behind the flies, inspirational photographs of fly fishers in action, and profiles of the top 19 fly fishing locations around the world.