The salmon fly how to dress it and how to use it by Kelson, Geo. M.

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Published by Published by the author, c/o Wyman & Sons in London .

Written in English

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  • Flies, Artificial,
  • Salmon fishing

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Book details

Other titlesFly Fishing Collection.
Statementby Geo. M. Kelson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 510 p, viii leaves of plates :
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13636374M

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Contains over full color photos of innovative salmon fly designs by the author plus those of such masters as Kelson, Blacker, Francis Francis, Pryce-Tannatt, Hale and others. A spectacular production in fine collectible condition including original printed cardboard mailing sleeve.

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This book does not at all have the depth as well as the detail found in the Streamers book. Seen from a historical point-of-view - the history of fly tying books, that is, not the history of salmon flies - this is an interesting book/5.

If you decide to acquire this book, you get a really exquisite volume, containing pages of inspiration and lots of great stories about salmon flies and tyers. The concept is simple: the author has collected flies from a number of renowned fly tyers, written down their stories of the fly or flies, their tying, their history or what else was /5.

Top Salmon Flies book series continues with Volume 2. Over 40 flies from 13 contributors all over Europe. Top Salmon Flies Vol. 2 continues from where the bestselling Top Salmon Flies - stories and fly patterns from great anglers left off. 13 contributors from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Iceland, Denmark, United Kingdom and Spain represent 42 top-performing salmon flies and open up about.

An excellent book for the fly tying fly fisherman fishing for Salmon and Steelhead or exhibiting Salmon Flies in picture frames.

This author is also a top topnotch photographer and compiled a list of top notch hook makers and an extensive list of references to prepare this awesome literary achievement.

This book for the fly tier goes beyond 5 /5(35). The books have several tying techniques, and they provide detailed information on the materials, components, and styles of salmon fly tying.

Whether you're a beginner salmon fly tier or more experienced, these inspiring books on salmon fly tying can take you to a whole new level. Kelson’s book was a true landmark work on the salmon fly and its influence on the modern-day salmon fly-tying community is still important.

Plus, Kelson included an interesting treatise on how to tie these patterns in-hand and certainly inspired a few talented and fearless modern-day tyers to try tying them without a traditional fly-tying vice. Bruce Cave Fine Books specializes in quality fishing books – particularly fly fishing for trout, steelhead, Pacific and Atlantic salmon, striped, black, and smallmouth bass plus any other fish that’ll eat a well-dressed fly; fresh and salt water fishing anywhere on the planet, ranging from picky rainbows in the North Fork of the Feather River near Chester in Northern California to five.

Marvin's salmon flies are among the most beautiful and collectable in the world. Since each fly is different, each volume of this de luxe edition is seventy-five different salmon flies are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1st edition. 4to ( x mm). Ppxiv, + xlv ads. 8 coloured chromolithograph plates featuring 52 fully dressed flies, plain plates, illustrations. Burgundy cloth, gilt title and salmon fly vignettes on spine and upper board, bevelled edges, top edge Rating: % positive.

Classic Salmon Fly Materials, my second book also published by Stackpole Books inis an in-depth look at the materials used to tie the classics and includes not just material descriptions and origins but also valuable techniques on making them work for you on your flies.

The book features a Gallery section of photographs of the most used. Traditional Atlantic Salmon Flies, Salmon Bombers and Spey fly patterns from These include Bombers, Hairwing Salmon and more.

All our Atlantic Salmon flies are hand crafted by our own tyers. Local store quality at wholesale prices. The books he listed were the beginning of my digital library.

What can you find in old fly fishing and fly tying books. You’ll learn about spey flies, Atlantic salmon flies, detailed fly tying instructions, and casting mechanics to name a few. I’ve used old books to identify the names of older flies found in vintage fly boxes.

This very bright salmon fly dating about was the creation of Walton Scruton of Durham. S cruton as told by Henderson in his book. This another important Tweed fly promoted by makers James Wright and Forest. It is the first of the "Ranger" series and used all over the world for Atlantic salmon and even at times for Steelhead.

out of 5 stars how to tye them dressing and a lot of good colour plates of old salmon flies they would look Reviewed in the United Kingdom on J Verified PurchaseReviews: 6. Keating pours his 30 plus years experience of chasing big water trout and salmon into this text.

Many consider this book to be the authority on fishing in the Great Lakes. Importantly, this latest update, 'Great Lakes Salmon and Fishing' has evolved with the Great Lakes fishery industry and includes all the newest information available.

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The community of people devoted to tying these kinds of flies doesn’t fish with them—they’re just. I've been tying Classic Atlantic Salmon Flies for 28 years now and it's my desire to share what I've learned all these years (and how I keep learning) with you.

Of the four books I wrote over the years, two are still available plus I have four-volume DVD video sets showing exactly how I tie these flies. Every year, thousands of dedicated fly fishers join the salmon-fishing tradition.

This book is both an introduction to and an overview of salmon fishing. All aspects of angling, from equipment to ethics, are covered in this handbook.

Chapters include: the biology of the Atlantic salmon; salmon country; when to go; gearing up; the flies, including a color section of the most popular salmon. About the Author. A former professional guide, Topher Browne has fished for Atlantic salmon in Canada, Iceland, Scotland, Norway and Russia.

As a casting instructor, the author of Atlantic Salmon Magic co-wrote and co-produced the spey-casting DVD, Spey to Z ().Trained and mentored in fly tying by the late Warren Duncan of Saint John, New Brunswick, Browne’s superb flies appear in. Coch-y-Bonddu Books are leading international dealers in new and out-of-print books on angling, game shooting, sporting dogs and falconry.

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Cheshire. CW2 7DE. United Kingdom. Phone: Email: [email protected] Return Rating: % positive. Books shelved as fly-tying: The Fly-Tying Bible: Deadly Trout and Salmon Flies in Step-By-Step Photographs by Peter Gathercole, The Feather Thief by.

Perhaps you’re interested in Atlantic Salmon flies, not to tie them, but looking at the colored fly plates for their beauty. It was a different era in those days.

I’m amazed how someone writing in the late ’s and early ’s could have easily written similar books today. Yes, much has changed in fly fishing, but then again, maybe not.

A Book on Angling – Being a complete treatise on the art of angling in every branch is a work of angling literature with significant fly fishing content written by Francis Francis, angling editor to The Field and published in London in by Longmans, Green and Company.

Buy The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It () by George M Kelson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. During his time as the owner of J.A.J. Munro, my father invented the Munro Killer fly in consultation with John Ashley-Cooper, his very good friend and a well-known salmon fishing author.

He took a Thunder and Lightning body but added the master stroke of a long hair wing which proved, and continues to prove, a huge attraction to the Spey salmon. Tying the Classic Salmon Fly: Michael D Radencich (Editor) Buy from $ Flies for Atlantic Salmon.

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Job lot of 18 fishing books all in very good robert brough 'fly tying and 'rod making' all in good condition. dust-wrapper lacks the tipped-on illustrations.

Farlows Salmon Flies Book by Martin Lanigan-O'Keeffe. £ Buy Now Buy Now More Info. Fifty More Places To Fly Fish Before You Die Book. £ Out of stock. Fly Culture Magazine. £ Buy Now Buy Now More Info. Fly Fishing Outside The Box Book. £ Out of stock. The book of the salmon in two parts Usefully illustrated with numerous coloured engravings of salmon-flies, and salmon-fry.

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Book today call toll free 1() or email [email protected] We look forward to fly fishing with you. There's a good introduction to salmon flies & Hardy's place in their hierarchy, superb pictures of the flies & a smattering of text on each this doesn't set out to be a textbook; it's simply a pleasant little book celebrating Hardy's role in popularizing some of the great flies.

& there's a lot more information here than it seems at first. Fly-tying is a highly prized fisherman's craft, but it's also an art form, wonderfully captured in this volume's hundreds of color photos.

Each of fly patterns is presented in a two-page spread: an enlarged photo and textual description on the left-hand page, complem Avid sport fishermen will treasure this book--which is nearly as beautiful /5. Not merely for those who have fished for salmon but for the legions of fly fishermen who dream of doing so and who may eventually realize their dreams, The Atlantic Salmon is a rich, classic book not to be missed.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. 5 out of 5. 1 global rating. 5 Reviews: 1. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find The Salmon Fly by Kelson, George M at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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From the great Atlantic salmon to the beautiful brown trout and of course the American run salmon and trout, a chance to obtain .Fly Tying Salmon Flies. Submit a Fly Pattern Sign Our Guest Book View Guestbook. Early important Salmon fly patterns include Black Dose, Blue Charm, Jock Scott, Silver Doctor, Durham Ranger, Dusty Miller,Green High Lander, Mar Lodge,Silver Gray, Silver Wilkinson, Thunder and Lightning Beauly Snow Fly, Canary, Jock O'Dee, Lady Caroline, and the Silver Partridge.During the salmon fly hatch it is also the prime time of year for caddis.

A size 14 neversink caddis behind your Fat Freddie Salmon will double your catch for the day. Fish away from the banks. Yes the salmon flies crawl up on the bank to emerge and then fall back in.

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