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New Fly Fishing Books

Feather Craft: The Amazing Birds and Feathers Used in Classic Salmon Flies  by Kevin W. Erickson is a unique photographic guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in fly tying. “In addition to macro photos of individual feathers and … more ?
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Review of Feathers

Hobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Feathers are the unique ingredient when it comes to birds.  Platypus have bills, bats and bugs can fly, and reptiles lay eggs, but only birds have feathers.  Despite feathers being such a large and essential aspect of birdness I did...

Wetfly - Fly Tying with Kids and Family Video

Hobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

A short and inspiring primer on getting kids hooked on feathers. Along with fly fishing comes the pastime of tying flies as an art, hobby, skill, and relaxing meditation. Here, two young anglers tie the Wooly Bugger fly inside a vin...

Art Meets Fly Tying

Hobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Shawn Davis is a chemistry teacher. But his spare hours are spent amidst lean feathers, fine wire and tiny hooks, practicing the age-old craft of fly tying. Turning such a practical thing as a fishing fly into an artwork- and innova...

New Fly Fishing Books

Hobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wings: Atlantic Salmon Flies to Steelhead Flies by Mike Valla is a detailed book on some of the classic flies many anglers first learn to tie. With over 500 patterns, this is the … more ?

Tippets: Upstream Book Review, Fly Fishing Massachusetts

Hobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Justin Housman puts up a book review of Langdon Cook’s newest work, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table. “Cook wades into the controversies surrounding fish hatcheries and so-called ‘mitigation’ strategies to ma...


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