Books Saltwater Fishing and Tying

Fleye Design
Item # 515468

FLEYE DESIGNS: Techniques, Insights & Patterns by Bob Popovics and Jay Nichols. In the twelve years since his landmark book Pop Fleyes, Bob Popovics has continued to develop new fly patterns and improve old favorites. His new book includes 36 step-by-step tying and technique tutorials, over 12 new patterns, and numerous variations for every situation, plus contributions from a new generation of fly tiers who have been influenced by his signature style. Hardbound, 8.5" x 11", full color, 259-pages.
* Includes the Bucktail Deceiver, the Hollow Fleye, and other new patterns that have greatly influenced saltwater tying in the past ten years

* Improves on old favorites, including a full update for the Surf Candy

* Features contributions from well-known tiers such as Steve Farrar, Dave Skok, Johnny King, David Nelson, Paul Dixon, and Nick Curcione
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Making Better Flies
Item # 526701

MAKING BETTER FLIES: How to Design, Develop, and Improve Fly Patterns for Salt and Fresh Water by Lou Tabory. Not only a fly-tying manual for imitating saltwater baits, but also a study in successful fly design from one of the most influential designers in the country. Learn how to make flies behave like naturals, adapt patterns to imitate numerous baits, and trigger strikes when fish aren't feeding. WONDERFULLY WRITTEN AND LAID OUT IN FULL COLOR. Softbound, 8.5" x 11", 190-pages, full color.

* Covers all important design considerations, including shape, movement and action, color, and sink rate and balance

* Advice for how to set up a fly box

* Learn how to tie 21 of the most effective salt- and freshwater patterns
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Fly Fishing For Redfish
Item # 531727

FLY FISHING FOR REDFISH - When it comes to explaining how to catch the world's most interesting gamefish, no one does it better than Chico Fernandez. His explanations are clear, memorable, entertaining, and informed by a lifetime of observation.--Marshall Cutchin, publisher of MidCurrent If you're looking to spend some time chasing one of the Atlantic's most popular sport fish, this book can help make it time well spent. Chico Fernandez shares a lifetime of expertise and experiences fly fishing for redfish up and down the Atlantic Coast, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and Mexico.

* The quintessential book on redfish by the author of the quintessential book on bonefish
* Complete with Aaron Adams's informative science on the fish's lifecycle, habitats, tides, and foods
* Covers the essentials of fishing and tying for redfish: rods, reels, rigs, casting techniques, and flies
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Essential Saltwater Flies, Jaworoski
Item # KB035

NEW! "ESSENTIAL SALTWATER FLIES" by Ed Jaworowski. From the abundance of saltwater flies available today, Ed picks the essential, innovative flies that are the foundation of the sport - including the Deceiver, Surf Candy, and Gotcha. Flies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, snappers, jacks, yellowtail, bonito, bonefish, and tarpon. Includes clear tying instruction, razor sharp photos, knot-tying instructions and notes for fishing the flies. Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11", 128-pgs.
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Fly Fishing for Striped Bass, Murphy
Item # KB037

NEW! "FLY FISHING FOR STRIPED BASS" by Rich Murphy. Rich is a completely self-taught saltwater fly fisher. He'll talk about gear, casting & retrieving techniques, striper behavior & physiology, structure-specific fishing tactics &, of course, his specially designed fly patterns. An energetic exploration of new ideas & techniques. Hardcover, 280-pgs.
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Fly Fishermans Guide to Saltwater Prey, Adams
Item # KB040

NEW! "FLY FISHERMAN'S GUIDE TO SALTWATER PREY" How to Match Coastal Prey Fish and Invertebrates with the Fly Patterns That Imitate Them, by fisheries biologist Aaron J. Adams, Ph.D. The complete reference for matching coastal prey fish and invertebrates with the fly patterns that imitate them. Photos of gamefish prey, information on the habitats, locations, and seasons the prey are most likely found. Photos and recipes of the flies to imitate them, as well as fishing advice. The focus is on fly fishing for coastal gamefish in warm-temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions. Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/4", 224-pgs.
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Sight Fishing the Flats and Beyond, Karas
Item # KB042

NEW! "SIGHT-FISHING THE FLATS AND BEYOND" by sight-fishing guide and Captain, Nick Karas. Effective sight-fishing tactics for a variety of species, including striped bass, bluefish, spotted sea trout, snook, permit, bonefish, and barracuda. Nick tells how to choose fly-fishing tackle, flies, spinning gear, and boats to maximize your flats fishing. Tips on sight-fishing the surf, mini-flats, tidal ponds, and shallow water. Softbound, 8-1/2" x 11", 112-pgs.
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Striped Bass Flies, Klausmeyer
Item # KB043

NEW! "STRIPED BASS FLIES: PATTERNS OF THE PRO'S" by David Klausmeyer. 80 terrific flies used by experienced bass fly-fishing guides from coast to coast. Interviews are combined with complete fly recipes - including easy-to-follow step-by-step tying sequences with detailed color photos. Also, a thorough discussion of fishing for striped bass throughout it's range. Hardbound, 8.5" x 11", 160 pgs.
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Fly Fishers Guide To Alaska
Item # KB051

"FLY FISHERS GUIDE" BOOKS contain the latest, most up-to-date information for each area discussed. Dozens of maps with access points, river mileage, campsites, and boat ramps as well as stream facts, hatch charts, recommended flies, flieshops/outfitters, accommodations, restaurants, peak seasons, airports and much more. Softbound with Lay-Flat Binding. THE BEST!
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"High Rollers" Fly Fishing For Giant Tarpon
Item # KB089

NEW BOOK! "HIGH ROLLERS" FLY FISHING FOR GIANT TARPON - In High Rollers, artist and hardcore angler Bill Bishop tackles all aspects of tarpon fishing -- from building leaders to bringing fish in quickly. Each chapter explores the core aspects of tarpon fishing in detail, including step-by-step instructions for tying IGFA leaders; the nuances of finding, casting to, hooking, and fighting giant tarpon; and insights and tips for running the boat, seeing fish, and reading the fish's behavior. In addition to the technical aspects, Bishop's stories and humor take a look at the personal side of fishing, reminding us that despite the serious undertaking of battling a 150-pound tarpon, fishing is still supposed to be fun. With over 120 detailed pen-and-ink illustrations and stunning photos by photographer Mark Hatter, this book will help anyone who wants to hook, and land, more silver kings. Detailed illustrations and text provide insight into tying and rigging lines and leaders, boat-handling tips, approaching and feeding fish, setting the hook, fighting and landing fish quickly and safely, and much more. Hardbound, 7 1/4" x 9 1/8" format, 152-pages.
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Fly Fishing for Bonefish, Brown
Item # KB091

The newly revised 2008 edition of "FLY FISHING FOR BONEFISH" updates scores of new developments, with over 100-pages re-written: Recent bonefish research, New feeding behavior data, Prey preferences discovered, Newly created fly patterns, Recent destination changes, New advice for stripping, hooking up, & playing fish, Dealing with wind, Better fish spotting techniques, New equipment available, and much more. Dick covers today's most difficult flats challenges with advice on how to sight fish with cloud cover, cast in wind, know when to strike, see fish better, and wade more effectively. The equipment section is all new and the fly pattern sections were expanded to include today's hottest flats flies. The book features color photographs throughout. THE BEST! Hardbound, 352-pages.
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Bonefish Fly PATTERNS: Revised 2ND Edition by Dick Brown
Item # KB114

BONEFISH FLY PATTERNS: REVISED 2ND EDITION by Dick Brown. The definitive book on bonefish fly tying has been revised and updated. Now with over 195 fly patterns (47 new patterns in this update) from over 100 veteran fly tyers, including such saltwater fly fishing icons as Jack Gartside, Jeffrey Cardenas, Tim Borski, Jim Orthwien, Steve Huff, Tom McGuane, Bob Popovics, Del Brown, Lefty Kreh, Bob Clouser, Rick Ruoff, Brian O'Keefe, Chuck Furimsky, Randall Kaufmann, Craig Mathews and many more. Each fly featured has a close-up Macro photo, the authentic tying recipe, tying notes, fishing notes, prey notes and anecdotes (all from the fly's original creator) as well as the originator's biographical background. Also updated are the chapters on materials, sources, and prey research, plus Dick rewrote the chapters on fly design to reflect today's robust design activity in flats fly development with hot new trends (like glow-through loop-dubbed bodies, incorporation of bonefish triggers, application of flats-agnostic coloring, and incorporation of natural appendage movement.) THE BEST! Hardbound, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4" format, 304-pages.
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