Fly Fishing Books

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.

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.

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.

Angler Management
The Day I Died While Fly Fishing

by Jack Ohman
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).
"Charlie's Pride" Novel by Dee Hubbard

“The Dragon’s Tooth”

A tired, difficult guide and petulant young customer make for an explosive mix in this excerpt from "Charlie's Pride."  Read more.
Chasing Rumors by Cameron Chambers

“Boca Fever”

Can one type of water, one moment, one place launch an entire journey? It did for Cameron Chambers, author of "Chasing Rumor."  Read more.
Fly Fishing For Trout

“Fishing for My Father: Everything Old is New Again”

"Dad was one of those rare people we meet now and then in our lives who made you seem better than you were. With people like that, whose efforts all tend toward acceptance, the trick is to be honored by their largess, but not take advantage of it."  Read more.