Fly Fishing Books
The Bug Book
A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream Insects
Complete guide to aquatic entomology for fly fishers, covering all the important insects and their imitations for the entire United States.
The Tug is the Drug
30 Essays from the NYT and Beyond
These thirty pieces take readers from leaping makos near the fairways of Torrey Pines to midnight Atlantic salmon fishing on the fabled Ponoi to encounters with very friendly mujeres on the streets of Havana.
In the Company of Trout
True Stories, Ruminations, and Vermont Guidance
True stories, observations, and descriptions of favorite places, techniques, and flies provide a rich and lighthearted look at trout fishing in all its glory—and absurdity.
Long Trail Trout
Backcountry Fly Fishing Adventures from Vermont to Montana
Join author and adventurer Peter Shea on some of the most exciting backcountry fly-fishing trips one can take. Essential reading for anyone planning a fly-fishing trip off the grid.
Review: “Fly-Fishing for Bonefish”
WHEN YOU CONSIDER that the bonefish was the first saltwater game fish to rise in status from curiosity to addiction among fly fishers, it’s not hard to understand the fascination shared by authors. The study — around 50 years in the making — includes the anecdotal and the scientific.Read more...
Stonefly Press has announced the release of the “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish,” a where-to-go, how-to-get-there, do-it-yourself manual on fly-fishing America’s National Parks, authored by Terry and Wendy Gunn and Bennett Mintz. Read more in the press release … more
Lime Creek Odyssey by Steven J. Meyers is a collection of essays exploring the nature of self, place, tradition, and humanity through the author’s fly fishing trips to Lime Creek. The essays also explore loss and grief, and finding healing … more
“Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving ourselves as wheels do cement for wearing each other out. We set this house on fire, forgetting that we live within.” (from “To a Meadowlark,” for M.L. Smoker)” ― Jim Harrison Jim Harrison … more
Novelist, poet, essayist, gourmand and angler Jim Harrison died yesterday evening, apparently of a heart attack or stroke, at his home in Patagonia, Arizona. Harrison’s imaginative personality was too big for words, and yet he chose words as his way of gifting it … more