|Fly Tying with A. K.|
Patterns & Problem Solving with New Materials & Techniques
Techniques and tips from A. K.:
These tips and techniques from master fly tier A. K. Best help you meet the challenges of today’s new tying materials. Part One addresses several common tying problems and gives solutions that every tier can use. Part Two describes new materials and patterns, explains how they differ from traditional materials, and what that means for today’s fisherman.
- The right way to hold a bobbin
- Preventing body bumps
- Avoiding trapped hackles
- Producing crisper hairwings and tails
- Dubbing fine bodies
- Saltwater tips
- Tying fly patterns using new materials: Bugskip Nymph
- Blue Quill Dun
- Mahogany Quill Spinner
- Hovering Fy Crane
- Coq de Leon Matuka
A. K.’s signature Quill Body flies take on new life when tied according to his directions using these new materials. Detailed photographs illustrate the step-by-step instructions for working with Bugskin, Coq de Leon, and streamers. With this book on new materials, new techniques, and new patterns, A. K. once again demonstrates his expertise as a tier and as a teacher.
About the Author:
A. K. Best is the author of Fly Fishing with A. K., Production Fly Tying, A. K.'s Fly Box, and Advanced Fly Tying. He writes about fly fishing and fly tying for Fly Rod and Reel, Fly Fisherman, and Fly Tyer. He lectures and teaches across the United States from his home in Boulder, Colorado.
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