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Review of “The Feather Thief”

A new book, The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson, looks at “the natural history heist of the century.” The book centers around the crime committed when Edwin Rist stole rare bird specimens from the British Museum of Natural History for … more

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Interview with Thomas McGuane

March marks the release of a new collection of short stories from Thomas McGuane. Callan Wink sits down with the author to talk about Montana, early years in the Florida Keys, his friendship with Jim Harrison, and balancing outdoor pursuits … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Fly Fishing the Greater Yellowstone Backcountry by Bruce Staples is a must-have guidebook for fishing opportunities in the Greater Yellowstone Area. “ In addition to full color photographs of the destinations, the author includes essential information for each stream or … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Designing Poppers, Sliders & Divers by Steven B. Schweitzer gives practical advice for crafting top water fly fishing lures. The book is divided into three comprehensive sections presenting methods, procedures and examples richly illustrated with over 800 full color photographs. … more

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“Top Saltwater Flies: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit” by Drew Chicone from Wild River Press

Wild River Press has announced the release of a new three-volume set of books on the top saltwater flies. Top Saltwater Flies: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit by Drew Chicone includes clear step-by-step photos with easy-to-follow instructions, accompanied with color photography. Read … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Cutthroat: A Journey Through the American West by Michael Graybrook documents the author’s travels to catch, release, and photograph, native cutthroat trout of the Western states. “Collected in this new clothbound book are large exquisitely reproduced photographs of all of … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Smallmouth: Modern Fly-Fishing Methods, Tactics, and Techniques by Dave Karczynski and Tim Landwehr is a great guide for anglers targeting smallmouth bass across the country. The book includes fly patterns, smallmouth biology and behavior, tips from experienced guides, and interviews … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

The Best Bass Flies: How to Tie and Fish Them by Jay Zimmerman is a cutting edge guide for the growing popularity of fly fishing for bass. The Best Bass Flies features 18 patterns for largemouth and smallmouth bass with … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Feather Craft: The Amazing Birds and Feathers Used in Classic Salmon Flies  by Kevin W. Erickson is a unique photographic guide to the unusual and beautiful feathers used in fly tying. “In addition to macro photos of individual feathers and … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

GT: A Flyfisher’s Guide to Giant Trevally by Peter McLeod is the first comprehensive guide to giant trevally fishing on the fly, and is a must-have resource for anglers of any level wanting to pursue GT on the fly. “The … more

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