Filed Under (Shop News) by Tim on 12-11-2008

A.K. Best at Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co.

March 19th Fly Tying and book signing

51xm961n6gl_ss500_1.jpgA.K.”Archie” Best has been a fly tier and fly fisherman for well over thirty years. He has lectured and demonstrated fly fishing and fly tying from coast to coast and taught classes in fly tying in Colorado, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Wyoming, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Calgary, Alberta Canada, California, Illinois, Michigan, Kansas, Toronto, Canada, and the National Fly Tiers Symposium in New Jersey. He is well known not only for his skills in those realms but also as a sage and often humorous sidekick to John Gierach.

A.K. has authored numerous books, including “Production Fly Tying”, “Dying and Bleaching Natural Fly Tying Materials”, “A. K.’s Fly Box”, and “Advanced Fly Tying.” He has authored over 100 articles for the following magazines, Mid Atlantic Fly Fishing Guide, Fly Rod and Reel Magazine, Fly Fishing and Fly tying, and The Bamboo Fly Rod. He is featured on the Internet in the Fly Rod & Reel Web Site, the FBN Web Site, and The Virtual Fly Shop.

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