The Illustrated Encycyloepdia of Fly-Fishing

Silvio Calabi
The Illustrated
Encyclopedia of
Fly-Fishing: A
Complete A-Z of
Terminology, Tackle
and Techniques

A landmark book and
invaluable reference for
all fly-fishing enthusiasts.
With over 500 carefully
illustrated entries
1 Edition
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published by Henry Holt & Co
This is the first comprehensive resource that thoroughly details the history of angling, tackle and accessories, casting and tying, hooking and landing, and much more. 350 four-color illustrations throughout.

Whether you want to know such minutia as: how graphite rods are built; how bamboo rods are built; how to tie an improved blood knot; when the Federation of Fly Fishers was organized; if tarpon are members of the herring family; which is larger, a #2/0 hook or a #4/0 hook or who was Wes Jordan (A: a famous rod builder for the Orvis Company and inventor of a method for impregnating bamboo rods with resin)...it's all there.

Book News, Inc., 02/01/94: Subtitled, A Complete A-Z of Terminology, Tackle, and Techniques. Calabi is editor of Fly Rod & Reel magazine. Clear line drawings and color photos grace this elegantly produced reference. The price reflects an expectation of deep Christmas-gift pockets among friends and family of fly fishers. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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