- The Tools of the Trade
- The Guidelines for Proportion and Balance
- How to Tie an All-Purpose Mayfly Nymph
- Tie an All-Purpose Dry Fly
- Tie a Traditional Wet Fly
- Tie an All-Purpose Streamer
All this and so much more...
THE ELEMENTS OF FLY TYING
By Tom Sutcliffe
Clear and easy to follow, The Elements of Fly Tying
by Tom Sutcliffe, author, artist, flyfisherman and fly tyer
supreme will show you all the techniques and tips you need to
tie a wde selection of proven, fish catching flies.
"Tom Sutcliffe is a legend among South African flyfisherman
and fly tyers, and his books hae enriched the lives of all South
African fly fishers. His latest book The Elelements of Fly
Tying is sure to become a classic and will take the novice
tyer through all the steps required to become highly competent.
Fly tyers countrywide will surely welcome this book."
- Dean Riphagen
"It is fitting that Tom Sutcliffe, mentor and role
model of fly fishers in South Africa has created this much anticipated
beginners' manual. The Elements of Fly Tying will undoubtedly
add value to our growing number of fly tying enthusiasts."
- Fred Steynberg
"Tom's books are easy to follow, always informative
and guaranteed to teach many invaluable tips and techniques.
The Elements of Fly Tying sets a new benchmark in South
African fly tying literature. Both novice and seasoned tyer
will benefit greatly and gain many hours of pleasure from reading
and studying this book." - Mark
Tom Sutcliffe is past chairman of the Federation of South
African Fly Fishers and president of the Natal Fly Dressers
Society. He is originator of iconic South African flies, the
DDD and the Zak Nymph.
Choose from Chapter 1, or Chapter 5 below for a small taste
of what youíll get from The Elements of Fly Tying.
to Fly Tying
||Tools of the Trade
for Proportion and Balance
an All-Purpose Mayfly Nymph
||Tying an All-Purpose Dry Fly
||Tying a Traditional
||Tying an All-Purpose Streamer
||Tying a Bead-Head
||Elk Hair Caddis
||Cream Air Head
|| Wrapping Up