Fly Tying Books

Fly tying is a wonderful way to create your own killer patterns, not to mention saving money by tying your own flies. Getting started in fly tying is not easy - as there is much to learn and some tools to buy. But once you find the motivation and have the equipment, fly tying can a a relaxing way to make your own unique flies during the long winter months.

Shown below are various books about fly tying that fly tiers of all levels may find useful.

Fly Tying Books

Click any of the links or images for more information about each book. All books available through Amazon.


Trout Flies Trout Flies - Featuring over 1400 color photographs of fly patterns, this work should be a standard for those specializing in trout flies.
The Fly-Tying Bible: 100 Deadly Trout and Salmon Flies in Step-by-Step Photographs The Fly-Tying Bible: 100 Deadly Trout and Salmon Flies in Step-by-Step Photographs - Each of 100 fly patterns is presented in a two-page spread: an enlarged photo and textual description on the left-hand page, complemented with a set of step-by-step, clearly captioned photos on the facing page.
Fly Tying For Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies Fly Tying For Beginners: How to Tie 50 Failsafe Flies - This profusely illustrated instruction book shows beginners how to craft 50 professional-looking flies for trout and salmon fishing.
The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference - The definitive guide to fly tying, covering thousands of fly patterns.
The Benchside Introduction to Fly Tying The Benchside Introduction to Fly Tying - The Benchside Introduction To Fly Tying is an impressive collection of fly recipes, tying steps, and techniques.
Essential Trout Flies Essential Trout Flies - A core list of flies that will catch trout anywhere, in every season, this collection includes the most important patterns in a wide range of styles, from dry flies to streamers.

 Top