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.
Robert DeMott Angling Days Book

Book Excerpt: “The Trouting Journals”

"Directly or indirectly, whether with rod or pen in hand, I find myself, especially as I pass into old age, spending an inordinate part of each day invested in fly fishing and its related forms of memory, thought, word, and deed."  Read more.
25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish Book

Book Review: “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish”

Authors Terry and Wendy Gunn tap into the collective knowledge of some of the most accomplished guides and anglers working the waters both inside and adjoining the nation’s most accessible national parks.  Read more.

The Ones That Got Away: Good Books

There are a lot of fly culture books out there. Here are some good ones you might have missed.  Read more.