Fly Fishing Books
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.
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.
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).
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...
The second book from author Vin T. Sparano will be an indispensible resource for all anglers, from conventional tackle to fly fishing, according to the publisher. “The Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing” will be published by Rizzoli and … more
From The New York Times to the online Daily Beast, Jim Harrison’s interviews are as witty as they are insightful and often profound. A recent post on Sporting Classics gathers some of the best quotes from this favorite author. “In … more
Flyfisher’s Guide to Colorado’s Lost Lakes and Secret Places by Mike Kephart is a tremendous resource for highcountry anglers. Kephart has done his research, logging many miles and days on Colorado’s mountain lakes and streams, and presents reliable information on … more
Spey Flies & How to Tie Them by Bob Veverka is an essential reference book for spey anglers. Veverka gives detailed step-by-step instructions with color plates, pattern recipes, tying techniques, tips for choosing materials, as well as the history and background … more