The Feather Mechanic - by Gordon van der Spuy and Tim Wege
The book that everyone is talking about. Published in 2020, The Feather Mechanic is one of the most widely anticipated and talked-about books on fly tying to come out in recent years. Gordon van der Spuy covers his philosophy for developing and tying flies that are designed to catch fish, and the book is filled with numerous illustrations and high-quality photographs.
At 233 pages this is a must-have book for anglers and fly tyers alike. Available only in softback.
The Feather Mechanic Reviews:
Fly Life Australia - "a stand out amongst recently released fly books"
Global Fly Fisherman - "I have been looking forward to this book for a while. And it doesn’t disappoint"
Flyfishing and Flytying magazine UK-
"Smashing book! Very readable, good ideas and plenty of energy and enthusiasm."
Tom Sutcliffe (South African fly-fishing icon)-" I rate this book among the very best ever published on that oft-times confounding, but always captivating addiction, called fly tying."