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.
Book A Passion for Permit

Book Review: “A Passion for Permit”

"As all good fishing books do, this one will inspire and encourage readers to seek out this beautifully mysterious species."  Read more.
Wide and Deep by Randy Spencer

“The Surface World”

"In the morning when you’re traveling with a first-time client who is facing you from the bow seat in the canoe, you inevitably try to guess their line of work."  Read more.
Fly Fishing with Bears

“Gibbon River Griz”

You always want to see a bear in Yellowstone, but not when they’re close.  Read more.