Fly Fishing Books
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.
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.
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.
The Day I Died While Fly Fishing
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).
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...
Ultimate Guide to Fishing South Florida on Foot by Steve Kantner is the first fly and light-tackle do-it-yourself guide to the area. Kantner, a veteran South Florida angler, offers detailed advice on everything from flies and lures to fishing opportunities … more
Pop Fleyes: Bob Popovics’s Approach to Saltwater Fly Design by Ed Jaworowski and Bob Popovics is the first book available on the legendary tier Popovics, who revolutionized saltwater fly tying with epoxy and silicone materials and techniques. This book is much more than … more
Fly Fishing For Sales: Learn the Axioms of Selling Sharp Steel Hooks to Fish and You Can Make Big Money in Sales by Jim Ure is an instructional and often amusing comparison of fly fishing and business. Ure highlights 33 … more
From writing advice to favorite flies, influences (Thomas McGuane to Alice Munro) to favorite rod, John Gierach gives a great interview on Tenkara-Fisher, filled with the honesty and humor for which he’s admired. “I’ve had any number of people tell … more