Jackie Wakeford has written or contributed to some well-received books on the topic of flydressing:
Listed below are details on each of the books which she has
written or contributed to, alongside the appropriate cover-shot
(click on the image for a larger view).
Techniques has over 350 full colour illustrations
showing the different stages of the flytying processes,
combined with Jackie's expert instructions makes this
an invaluable book for the novice and a useful reference
for the experienced user.
Tools And Materials covers the fly dresser's tools
of trade in great detail, but its uniqueness lies in
its treatment of natural flytying materials. Providing
a reference for the natural colouration and appearance
of hackles and winging materials - as well as looking
closely at tying threads, hooks, tinsels and man-made
products for bodies and wings.
||First published in 1948, A Dictionary
of Trout Flies by A C Williams describes all the best-known natural
and artificial flies used by trout fishermen. It has become
a classic in the literature of flytying for its wealth
of information. Jackie personally
tied all the flies for the colour plates in a revision published in 1986, and contributed some textual changes.
Both Flytying Techniques and Flytying
Tools And Materials are unfortunately now out of print.
As Flytying Techniques was one of the best selling
and best reviewed of all flydressing books, you may be able
to find secondhand copies.