Sports Books

Davies, W E: Fly Dressing and Some Tackle Making (2860)

Elliot's 1st 1963
minor bumps to boards, boards very slightly grubby, d/w price clipped, grubby and with minor wear o/w VG/VG 234 gms
(Order reference 2860)

"No matter how rapid the advance of technology during the next twenty-five years or so it is a fairly safe bet that the fabricating of flies for fishing will still be by hand." And so it has proved. Chapters include: General materials; Natural insects; Two useful knots and other items; Some fly-dressing terms; Parts of trout fly; Dressing Spider dry fly; A down-winged pattern; Dressing a winged dry fly; Creating a nymph; The Winged Mayfly; Trout-fly dressings; Lures, demons, terrors and streamers; Dressing salmon-flies; Dressing a Thunder and Lightning and a Durham Ranger; Famous salmon-flies and dressings; Salt-water flies; Fins, swivels and otters; Spoons, Devons, minnows and worm tackles; Salt-water artificials and odds and ends.