What Books and Videos That Have Improved Your Fly Tying

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  1. ambassadeur10000

    ambassadeur10000 Member

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    What books and videos have improved your fly tying the most?
     
  2. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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  3. Thom Collins

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    YouTube. Seriously.
     
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    A.K. Best's Production Flytying
     
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    Jack Dennis,
    Jack Dennis Western Trout Fly Tying Manual

    really helped me with tying Hummpies when i 1st started.
     
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  6. Ron McNeal

    Ron McNeal Life's good!

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    This is a good one:

    Craven\'s Basic Fly Tying.jpg
     
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    I have always like the skip morris tying books...good pics, explanations and good foundation....Spey and Dee flies by John Shewey has had a big impact on my steelheading ties...
     
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    Davie McPhail on youtube. Learned a few things I didn't already know from Hans Weillenman videos too. Books? I have so many. And learned virtually nothing from any of them.
     
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    Fly Tying Expos...

    Reedsport, OR (Feb.)
    Albany, OR (Mar.)
    Glide, OR (Sept.)
    Portland, OR (formerly Troutdale, OR) (Nov.)

    They supplements the books and videos nicely... of which I have too many to name.

    ;)
     
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  10. Chris Bellows

    Chris Bellows Your Preferred WFF Poster

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    Norm Frechette Googlemeister

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    Lessons with a good teacher makes me better. Books and videos provide no feedback
     
  12. Chad Lewis

    Chad Lewis NEVER wonder what to do with your free time

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    Davie McPhail videos on u-tube. Seek out the older videos where he did a bit more explanation of material use, choice and application. His more current videos are also excellent.
     
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    +1 for davie that guy explains a lot fI you listen. You gives little tips here and there that are very helpful.
     
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    I can't say enough about the high resolution photography and Charlie's exhaustive step by step instructions for beginning fly tyers.
     
  15. Jack Devlin

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    "The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference" . It's almost all there. No fly tier should leave home without it.;)
    Jack