Pop Fleyes: Bob Popovics's Approach to Saltwater Fly Design

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This is the first and only book available on the tier whose techniques with epoxy and silicone revolutionized saltwater fly tying. The family of flies Bob Popovics developed over the last three decades (dubbed "Pop Fleyes," a spelling that incorporates part of his last name with the fact that eyes are a prominent feature in their design) have proven devastatingly effective for stripers, bluefish, false albacore, and many more species. This book goes beyond the basic recipe format to provide the thinking behind ...
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Overview

This is the first and only book available on the tier whose techniques with epoxy and silicone revolutionized saltwater fly tying. The family of flies Bob Popovics developed over the last three decades (dubbed "Pop Fleyes," a spelling that incorporates part of his last name with the fact that eyes are a prominent feature in their design) have proven devastatingly effective for stripers, bluefish, false albacore, and many more species. This book goes beyond the basic recipe format to provide the thinking behind Popovics's pattern development, a guide to key tying techniques, and detailed notes on how to fish Pop Fleyes most effectively.

"The most innovative fly tier I have ever known." --Lefty Kreh on Bob Popovics

"Bob Popovics has brought more creative ideas to the table in the last two decades than any other tier out there." --Dan Blanton

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811714396
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 7/1/2014
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,393,631
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Popovics is a founding member of the Atlantic Saltwater Flyrodders, contributing editor to Fly Fishing in Saltwaters, and creator of several fly fishing videos.

Ed Jaworowski has written several books as well as articles for more than twenty international periodicals. His angling travels, classes, and lectures have taken him around much of the western hemisphere. A resident of southeastern Pennsylvania, he is retired from Villanova University, where he taught for more than forty years.

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