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...
Fleye Design: Techniques, Insights, Patterns by Bob Popovics and Jay Nichols builds on the landmark fly design of Popovics. “Fleye Design” includes 12 new patterns with 36 step-by-step tying and technique tutorials. Stackpole/Headwater (January 15, 2016). Catching Shadows: Tying Flies … more
25 Best Places Fly Fishing for Pike by Robert Tomes is a where-to destination guide for the best pike fisheries fly fishing from the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe. The author includes comments from local guides, GIS maps highlighting … more
Montana-based author Callan Wink talks about his life as a fiction writer and also a fly fishing guide in a recent piece in The New Yorker. “In a bar in Montana, when someone asks you what you do and you … more
Trout in the Desert: On Fly Fishing, Human Habits, and the Cold Waters of the Arid Southwest by Matthew Dickerson takes readers to arid landscapes that manage to sustain coldwater trout. Told through the author’s own journey and development as … more