A future classic?

kerryjordan

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Took a punt and bought this book. It's a gem IMHO. The author was the developer of paraloop flies in the UK, whilst in the USA a few others were developing hackle stacker patterns on the same principle. This appears to be the definitive work on what seems to be a niche topic. These flies are elegant and fun to tie and offer us something a little different. The book is beautifully written with some innovative techniques and profusely illustrated with tying sequence photos line drawings etc. There are contributions from US tyers as well.
The book was published in 2001 and despite us having even more materials to play with nowadays, holds up well.
And to top it off it's available at Coch-y-Bondhu for £7.95 instead of the original price of £30!
 

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2001? my books were published in 1946and 1824, still with tieable flies, sheesh! easker1
 

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Another beautifully written and illustrated sleeper written by Ian Moutter. This has several fascinating techniques I haven’t seen before - (and aren’t on Youtube!) that really work. There are some cracking flies to be tied. An unusual and important work that I am so pleased to have found.
And it’s available from Coch y Bonddu at a bargain £7.95!
 

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