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Salty Fly Tying

A Fly Tying Blog

Feather Brain by Drew Chicone

After nearly two years of work, I am very happy to say  that  my latest book Feather Brain  – Developing, Testing, & Improving Saltwater Fly Patterns will debut in 30 days!

The concept of this book is how to create saltwater fly patterns and the thought process that takes place to do so, not necessarily a how to tie this fly or that fly tutorial.  Its meant to be a deep dive into “why” you should choose a given material or technique for creating custom patterns for constantly changing fishing situations and conditions.  My goal is to shine a light on all the factors that must be consider to create saltwater flies that do more than look good on a website.

Visit my website Salty Fly Tying to order your signed copy today!  $24.95 + Shipping

Interviews with Fly Tying Masters like Bob Clouser, Dan Blanton, Bob Popovics, Chris Helm, and many more will give you a unique perspective as what factors led them to design their legendary pattens, and why they choose the materials they did and the techniques to apply them.

It’s a lot to take in, but when you are done reading Feather Brian you will know how to  analyze any saltwater fishing environment, selecting the right colors and materials and apply them using unique tips, tricks and techniques.

Over the next few months I will give you the basics on designing your own patterns, tying with saltwater materials, and fixing typical problems.  I will also discuss  my process for Developing, Testing, and Improving Saltwater Fly Patterns .  As always, you can stay tuned to this blog each week as I share pieces from my book, but for the complete 176 page paperback copy of Feather Brain with step-by-step tying instructions and explanations of how I designed my 14 winning saltwater flies, and insights from nine top saltwater fly tiers, including Bob Clouser, Jonny King,  Bob Popovics, and Chris Helm and many more.

Here’s what the pro’s are saying about Feather Brain:

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