- Publisher: Johnson Books
- Available in: Paperback
- ISBN: 978-1555664251
- Published: November 1, 2008
Learn to tie your own flies with 11-year-old Tyler Befus! Kids and adults alike can learn to use feathers, fur, beads, paints, and other materials to create imitations of insects, fish, and other animals that live in streams, rivers, and lakes. This complete, easy-to-use, full-color beginners guide introduces the different tools and materials involved in fly tying and how to use them. Tyler also tells you how, where, and for what types of fish to use the completed fly. Pictures of completed flies let you to check your handiwork against that of the pros.
Tyler Befus may only be 11 years old, but he has already been flyfishing and tying his own flies for more than eight years. He is the youngest member of the Ross Reels, Rio Products, Inc., Oakley, Simms Fishing Products, and Whiting Farms pro staff teams and is a Signature Fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. He currently holds International Game Fish Association Junior World Records for sheefish and kokanee salmon.