Expert fly tier Skip Morris shows how easy it is to tie classic and popular flies for all kinds of fly fishing, presenting basic information on tying effective go-to flies in a clear, organized way and giving advice for when tying goes wrong. Skip covers nymphs, streamers, soft hackles, and dry flies with 16 classic flies—Wooly Bugger, Mickey Finn, Black Ghost, Griffith’s Gnat, and many more. Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple is the primer for learning how to tie flies—a time-tested classic.
Skip Morris is a full-time fly-fishing author and speaker who has published dozens of books on fly tying and fly fishing. Among them, his Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple has become the standard beginner’s fly-tying guide. Skip lives with his photographer/illustrator wife, Carol, on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.