The Feather Mechanic Book

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South African fishing guru, Gordon Van Der Spuy, revolutionises the way we think about fly tying in this much-acclaimed book. The Feather Mechanic teaches you to think about all the characteristics that go into making a truly successful fly.

The Feather Mechanic is a one-of-a-kind contribution to the world of fly fishing and fly tying.

An expert fly tyer and instructor, in The Feather Mechanic Gordon, not only tells the story of his own development in fly tying with signature flair, but he also takes the reader into the function of some of the most deadly patterns in history, so you understand why they work. That way you can forget tying by pattern, go off-piste and create your own killer flies.

Accompanied by Gordon’s brilliant sketches and brilliant macro images from freshwater ecologist Christian Fry, if you are in to fly tying our merely want to be a better angler, The Feather Mechanic is an essential addition to your collection.

  • Soft Cover
  • 233 pages
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