Skip Morris Books

Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple, Morris
Item # KB005

FLY TYING MADE CLEAR AND SIMPLE by Skip Morris. BEST SELLER! Our pick for the best available book for beginners. Thru step-by-step all-color photos and concise text, Skip leads you through 16-patterns. Wet, dry, & streamer patterns. Spiral-Softbound, 80-pgs.
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Fly Tying Made Clear & Simple II: Advanced Techniques
Item # KB095

NEW! "FLY TYING MADE CLEAR & SIMPLE II: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES" Skip Morris takes off where the original best-selling book ends. As its subtitle proclaims, it's a book of advanced fly-tying techniques, explained & demonstrated in simple steps w/concise instructions and easy to follow step-by-step color photography. Tie the Anatomical Green Drake, Copper John, an asst of deadly emerger-flies & many more. 8 1/2" x 11", 148 pgs. Spiral Softbound.
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Trout Flies For Rivers
Item # KB098

NEW BOOK! "TROUT FLIES FOR RIVERS : PATTERNS FROM THE WEST THAT WORK EVERYWHERE" by Skip & Carol Ann Morris. Step-by-step instructions for tying the most effective trout flies for rivers across North America Hundreds of photographs show top and side views of 626 premier patterns. Also a DVD with clear instructions on thirteen critical fly-tying techniques. Every fly tier will strike gold in this book of fly patterns, filled with both hot new flies and proven, reliable standards plus tips on how, where, and when to fish these patterns. Hardbound, 8 1/2" x 11" format, full color, 287-pages.

WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING: Loaded with useful and fresh information, clear and concise tying instructions, and vivid close-up photos and illustrations... Dave Whitlock. Thoughtfully selected, clear and eminently useful compilation of fly patterns and tying instructions... Ted Leeson.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Carol Ann Morris and Skip Morris fish and write from their home in Washington State. Carol Ann Morris is a professional photographer and illustrator whose photographs have been published in most of the major fly-fishing magazines, including Grays Sporting Journal, Fly Fisherman, American Angler, and Fly Fishing & Tying Journal. Skip Morris is the author of several books and hundreds of magazine articles on tying flies and is the former host of Fly Fish TV.
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The Art of Tying The Dry Fly: Morris
Item # KB115

The Art of Tying The Dry Fly by Skip Morris Nearly every fly tier wrestles with dry-fly hackles-and The Art of Tying the Dry Fly gives the subject of hackles a royal treatment. The nuances of selecting hackles and tying with them are presented with lots of color photos, captions, illustrations, and concise explanation. Thirty-eight great dry flies, tied in detail, step-by-step... and at the end of the book is a collection of additional dry flies with a photo and dressing of each, a total of eighty more flies. All color, 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 112 pages total.
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Morris On Tying Flies
Item # KB116

MORRIS ON TYING FLIES Are you looking for a tying book with about every imaginable type of fly-emergers, nymphs, imitative and attractor designs, streamers, freshwater, saltwater, trout, bass, panfish, bonefish, even sea-running cutthroat trout? If you are, then this book is it. And, there's more...

If you're also looking for a book that's worth reading for fishing and tying information and because you enjoy essays about fly fishing, Morris on Tying Flies provides these as well. Solid, standard fly patterns, and proven great flies...

You'll find such rock-solid standards as the Madam X, Montana Stone, Lefty's Deciever, Tap's Bug, and the Green Machine, along with some great flies you may never have seen, such as the Fluttering Salmon Fly, Royal Flush, and the Peacock Chenille Leech. 8 1/2 x 11 and 112 pages.
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Concise Handbook of Fly Tying
Item # KB117

CONSISE HANDBOOK OF FLY TYING A great little tying book for the beginner, and perfect for anyone's tying kit... Concise Handbook of Fly Tying... this information-packed little book is a pared-down version of the bestselling beginner's manual Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple, a fine choice for the beginning tier and a handy reference guide to pack in anyone's tying kit.

Five flies tied; tools, materials, hooks explained; many tying techniques presented... Five standard flies are tied step-by-step, with captions and photos, and all the basic tying techniques are covered in depth. Also, fly proportions, tying materials and tools, and hook design and selection are explained, and at the end of the book is a collection of even more fly designs to tie (thirteen additional flies in all). 40 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.

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Skip Morris Fly Proportion Chart
Item # KB118

Skip Morris Fly Proportion Chart Getting the length of a fly's tail or its hackle fibers correct is important not only in order to please the human eye, but to make the fly perform properly, convince fish, and hook them once they're convinced. Great bench side reference! Full color front and back. 4.25" x 9"

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Fly Fishers Guide To Western River Hatches
Item # KB120

Fly Fishers Guide To Western River Hatches this little streamside handbook gets straight to the point... only the important information about successfully fishing the mayfly, caddisfly, stonefly, and midge hatches of western trout rivers are here. When, where, what, and how... You'll understand when and where to find each hatch, what flies work for it and how to fish them. Illustrations and photographs show every stage of every one of the major insects. The size range of each insect is shown in actual size. Three popular, effective flies are listed for each hatch and there is a seasonal chart showing when the various insects hatch.
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The Art Of Tying The Bass Fly - Revised Edition
Item # KB124

NEWLY REVISED! "THE ART OF TYING THE BASS FLY" - WITH EXPANDED BLUEGILL/PANFISH FLY SECTION, plus new bass patterns, new tying materials and new techniques. Expert teacher & fly tyer Skip Morris covers all the tools, materials & techniques needed to create 19 effective bass flies with step-by-step instruction and vivid photography. 350 instructional tying photos with an additional 32 bass & panfish patterns provided at the end of the book. Full color; 8.5" x 11", 88 pgs.
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