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Sandy

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books on fly patterns
« on: June 19, 2004, 09:41:28 PM »

any suggestions for an up to date book of B.C. fly patterns for river and lakes.  
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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2004, 09:53:37 PM »

I've been trying to get my hands on the book "The Ultimate Fly Box" that The BC Outdoors Magazine has put out. I've had a glimpse of it and it looks like a good book to have by your fly tying table.
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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2004, 09:59:10 PM »

Available at Save On Foods.  Unfortunately, from what I've heard is that it contains a number of errors.
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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2004, 10:05:38 PM »

Thanks Fish Assassin. I never thought to check a grocery store for the book. I'll check them out tomorrow.
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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2004, 06:34:50 AM »

Hey, Carole I and Deb have that book. Sheesh all you had to do was ask! ;D
See you at the dtore this afternoon! ;)

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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2004, 09:21:15 AM »

One of the best, in my opinion, is:
"Fly Patterns for Stillwaters" by Philip Rowley. Written specifically for BC Lakes. Very clear directions and accompanied by entomology of each insect group. Expensive,however. Your local library should have it as well.

Another good one, but not written for BC waters, is:

"The Fly Tying Bible" by Peter Gathercole. Some of the best diagrams I've seen and tying is graded by difficulty.
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Re:books on fly patterns
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2004, 03:49:48 PM »

One of the best, in my opinion, is:
"Fly Patterns for Stillwaters" by Philip Rowley. Written specifically for BC Lakes. Very clear directions and accompanied by entomology of each insect group. Expensive,however. Your local library should have it as well.

Great book for the money no questions asked. $40 at the local shop.
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