In Search of Hemingway’s Meadow: A Return to the Big Two-Hearted River by Jeff Day, chronicles travels in Seney, Michigan, following the footsteps and casts written about by the fly fishing legend. Day, a Traver Award Winner, writes about this shared love of land, discovering that we are closer to Eden in the woods, and we are closer to our fears. Two-Hearted Press (July 20, 2013).
A Guide’s Guide to Fly-Fishing Mistakes: Common Problems and How to Correct Them by Sara Low, is a collection of sage observations from an expert guide, teacher, and angler. Low’s observations on common mistakes, how to improve and build upon techniques, and pointers for season specific fishing, is a must-have for anglers looking to improve their game on the water. Skyhorse Publishing (June 4, 2013).
The Book of the Grayling by T.E. Pritt, originally published in 1888, has now been released as an eBook. This definitive book has influenced techniques and understanding of the species and continues today. Red Hand Books (June 29, 2013).
The Barbless Hook: The Inner Sanctum of Angling Revealed by Dennis D. Dauble, is a collection of stories and essays addressing everything from the ethics of secret fishing holes to guided trips. “Only by reflecting on good and bad behavior can we hope to become better anglers, better fishing buddies and better people,” says Dauble. Keokee Company Publishing Incorporated (June 19, 2013).