Al & Gretchen Beatty Frank Amato Publications, July 2000 Binding Type: Softcover ISBN: 1-57188-208-1 The flies, ideas, & techniques shared herein are from the "best of the best" demonstration fly tiers North America has to offer. The tiers are the famous as well as the unknown with one simple characteristic in common; they freely share their knowledge. Many of the unpublished patterns in this book contain materials, tips, tricks, or gems or info never before seen. Full color; Individual fly plates, 227 pgs. "The Federation of Fly Fishers conclave presents the best array of tyers possible under one roof." --Randall Kaufmann, Tying Dry Flies *FULL COLOR *OVER 1600 FLIES FOR FISHING FRESH & SALTWATER *TRADITIONAL TO CONTEMPORARY Simply stated, this book is a Federation of Fly Fishers' conclave taken to the next level, a level that allows the reader to enjoy the learning and sharing in the comfort of their own home. The flies, ideas, and techniques shared herein are from the ""best of the best"" demonstrations fly tiers North America has to offer. The tiers are the famous as well as the unknown and with one simple characteristic in common; they freely share their knowledge. Many of the unpublished patterns in this book contain materials, tips, tricks, or gems of information never before seen. As you leaf through these pages, you will get from them just what you would if you spent time in the fly tying area of any FFF function. At such a show, if you dedicate time to observing the individual tiers, you can learn the information, tips, or tricks they are demonstrating. This knowledge is within this book, you just need to take the time to bring each gem to the surface. This book offers patterns for every type of fly fishing. It's only fair that it should. The Federation fo Fly Fishers supports fly fishing efforts for all types of fish in all types of waters. The royalties from the sale of this book will be used to support the ongoing efforts of the Federation of Fly Fishers. Our mission is to Conserve, Restore and Educate through Fly Fishing. All of this knowledge can be found in Federation of Fly Fishers Fly Pattern Encyclopedia so get comfortable and get ready to improve upon your fly tying technique with the help of some of North America's best fly tiers.