Blue Upright

Blue Upright

The Flies of A Lifetime

Book - 2004
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passed through his life, images guaranteed to appeal to both beginning and experienced fly tyers. As followers of the hobby will confirm, tying flies need not be an art of perfection when the only critics that matter are the fish. Book jacket.
unknown outside of the Pacific Northwest. Included are some of his own patterns which he uses alone or shares with only a few close friends. Let him share some of his fly recipes and warm-hearted, crisply detailed fishing stories with you as he describes the Carey Special, Thompson's Delectable Chironomid, the Green Machine, and, of course, the Blue Upright, among others. All of Raymond's personal favorites evoke vivid memories of the landscapes and the anglers (and the fish) that have
For the fly fisher, creating images of a living insect from fur, feathers, or synthetic materials is an art and a passion requiring "imagination and skill, creativity and discipline, patience and vision," according to renowned fly tyer and author Steve Raymond. The fly patterns in Blue Upright are among those that have served Raymond most faithfully over the years, the favorite flies of a long angling life. Some flies, such as the Crazy Charlie, are widely known; others are relatively
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyon's Press, c2004
ISBN: 1592282423
Branch Call Number: 688.79124 RAY
Characteristics: xi, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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