Fly Fishing Books

The Bug Book
A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream Insects

by Paul Weamer
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

by Chris Santella
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

by Peter Shea
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

by Peter Shea
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.
Trout Culture by Jen Corrinne Brown

Book Review: “Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West”

Reading Jen Brown’s book will add a persuasive measure of realistic awareness and ecological purpose to any appreciation of trout and the American West.  Read more.
Steelhead Fly

“Anatomy of a Steelheader”

Time in relationship to fishing is a tough enough concept to comprehend. Even more so when it involves steelheading.  Read more.
"On the Water" by Guy de la Valdene

“Tom and the Fat Boys”

Guy Valdene recalls the hippy days of Key West and fishing with Tom McGuane, Russell Chatham and Jim Harrison.  Read more.