Fly Fishing Books
The Day I Died While Fly Fishing
In this collection of more than 30 essays, political satirist Jack Ohman covers a wider range of topics about fly fishing, such as falling in and how not to tie flies (to name only a few).
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.
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.
River of Dreams
A wonderful and poignant collection of stories written by one of the most recognized names in steelhead fishing and angling travel. "The story of a 60s-generation West Coast free spirit who wandered here and there to find himself and finally did so on the waters where wild fish are making their last stand."
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...
Astream: American Writers on Fly Fishing edited by Robert DeMott is a delightful collection of stories from some of the finest fly fishing writers today, including Guy de la Valdène, Jim Harrison, Michael Keaton, Sydney Lea, Ted Leeson, Nick Lyons, … more
Applicants are actively being sought for the John H. Daniels Fellowship and The National Sporting Library & Museum. The fellowship supports researchers in the areas of equestrian, angling and field sports, and applications are being accepted through March 15, 2014. … more
Norman Maclean Companion Paperback by Robert Gale is a collection from Maclean’s life and work. Widely known for the classic A River Runs Through It and Young Men and Fire, Maclean authored a number of other works as well. Included … more
Christopher Puddy crafts a piece on what “The River Knows,” capturing the nuances of an angler on the water. Read the alliterative verse in its entirety on Gink & Gasoline.