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The ultimate book for fly fishing enthusiasts, featuring stunning photography of flies and the fishermen who use them.

Features a foreword by President Jimmy Carter!

For the millions of fly fishers who are passionate about their sport, this gorgeous book is both a visual feast and the perfect reference. The Art of the Fishing Fly includes a history of fly fishing focusing on the evolution of fishing flies; a guide to essential equipment; a how-to section on tying three key flies by three top fly tyers; and essays by noted experts. The book's core includes 75 profiles of flies - the soul of the sport - with absolutely stunning color photographs of each fly and fascinating stories behind the flies, inspirational photographs of fly fishers in action, and profiles of the top 19 fly fishing locations around the world.

About the Author

Tony Lolli

TONY LOLLI is a freelance writer with fifty years of fly fishing and fly tying experience. He writes fly fishing columns for several US magazines and has written several books on the subject. His fly fishing background includes guiding in several states including the fabled Catskill waters as well as the Salmon River in New York. He is also active in Trout Unlimited and Project Healing Waters, dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings.

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