Saltwater Fly Tying Manual
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Saltwater Fly Tying Manual

71% of the Earth is covered by water
96% of the water on the Earth is saltwater

Let us think about that for a second, most of the earth is covered by saltwater so why not fish in saltwater where most of the fish are? 

We are for “All Fish, All Waters”, and to help Preserve the Legacy of Fly Fishing for All Fish, All Waters, the Fly Tying Group created a manual dedicated to saltwater patterns that are favorites of our authors and also proven fish catchers.   Read more by downloading the Saltwater Fly Tying Manual. Our Learning Center is the place for fly fishing education, and FFI members get tips from our experts in casting, tying, and more. Not a member? Join Now to get access to our full Learning Center lesson library.

The patterns are proven fish catchers?

Some of these patterns have been around for a long time and still are proven fish catchers, others were adapted from freshwater, while others use newer materials such as UV Resins.  They imitate baitfish, Shrimp, Crabs, Worms, and poppers to create a disturbance on the surface of the water.

Saltwater Manual Now Available

Enjoy 114 pages on how to tie saltwater flies.  We thank the authors who contributed to this manual.  This project would not have been possible without their willingness to share their skills and knowledge.  Authors include Peggy Brenner, Jerry Coviello, Mike George, Ron Mayfield, Captain Chip Smith, Captain Hugh "Unk" Smith, and Matt Traynor.

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