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The Lure of Fly-Tying by Fadg Griffiths, Published by Murray Book Distributors, 1978, Hardcover, 1st Edition, Hardcover, Pgs 423, b&w + colour photos, and illustrations, appendices.

Condition: In near new condition, small tidy signature on front endpaper, no other markings or inscriptions within, clean and bright throughout.


The author is recognised as a world authority on Fly-tying. The text explains the fundamental and finer points of the art of fly-tying. Fadg Griffiths is a master who based on information from fishermen around the world puts this into developing flies that successfully catch fish in those waters. Though based in Australia there are many photos within of the author’s flies being used fishing New Zealand’s streams, rivers and lakes. Also illustrations, directions, and materials for successfully tying those flies. Also there are plenty of clues about selection of flies that will catch the fish.
Chapters include: The Trout and its Food, The Wet Fly, The Dry Fly, The Nymph, Streamers, Bucktails and Tube Flies, Basic Fly-tying in Practice, Trout Flies Pt1 25 Popular Dry Flies, Pt2 25 Popular Wet Flies, Beetles, Grasshoppers, Terrestrial Insects, Miscellaneous Jottings, Saltwater Flies, Special Purpose Flies – Appendices include Australian Patterns, Adopted British Patterns, Adopted American Patterns, Adopted New Zealand, Warm and Salt Water Fly Patterns Please click here to ask a question
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