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.
Nymphing Secrets

Nymph Fishing: Pregame Preparation

In nymphing, “on-the-water analysis” is equivalent to pregame preparation— it’s a moment of study and consideration, and time to get in the zone mentally.  Read more.
Tim Weed Fly Fishing Book

“Keepers”

A story from Tim Weed's new collection "A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing" surprises readers with its revelations about a father, a wife and a daughter.  Read more.
James Babb Fish Won't Let Me Sleep Book

Book Excerpt: “Fish Camp”

From Jim Babb's new book: "it’s no wonder that we carry in our hearts a shining vision of a cottage upon a hill overlooking a pond where herons wade, ... or a river that flows past in an endless cycle of renewal."  Read more.