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Reel Love

Renowned artist John Atherton was also an avid angler and author of “The Fly and the Fish.” His beloved wife and fly fishing companion Maxine Atherton has now also written a book, “The Fly Fisher and the River: A Memoir,” … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Fleye Design: Techniques, Insights, Patterns by Bob Popovics and Jay Nichols builds on the landmark fly design of Popovics. “Fleye Design” includes 12 new patterns with  36 step-by-step tying and technique tutorials. Stackpole/Headwater (January 15, 2016). Catching Shadows: Tying Flies … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

25 Best Places Fly Fishing for Pike by Robert Tomes is a where-to destination guide for the best pike fisheries fly fishing from the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe. The author includes comments from local guides, GIS maps highlighting … more

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Callan Wink on Fiction and Fly Fishing

Montana-based author Callan Wink talks about his life as a fiction writer and also a fly fishing guide in a recent piece in The New Yorker. “In a bar in Montana, when someone asks you what you do and you … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Trout in the Desert: On Fly Fishing, Human Habits, and the Cold Waters of the Arid Southwest by Matthew Dickerson takes readers to arid landscapes that manage to sustain coldwater trout. Told through the author’s own journey and development as … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Colorado Guide Flies: Patterns, Rigs, and Advice from the State’s Best Anglers and Guides by Pat Dorsey grants the wish of any angler: to peer into the fly boxes of guides who make their living helping people catch fish. This comprehensive … more

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Stackpole Books Announces Fall Fishing Lineup

Stackpole Books has released the titles in their publishing lineup for Fall 2015. This includes books by George Daniel, Chico Fernández, Tom Boyd, Morgan Lyle, Dave Hughes, Pat Dorsey and Steve Galletta. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fishing Titles from Skyhorse Publishing

Skyhorse Publishing has announced three new fly fishing titles to be released in their fall publishing lineup: “Side Casts: A Collection of Fly-Fishing Yarns by a Guy Who Can Spin Them” by Hoagy B. Carmichael, “Steelhead Country: Angling for a … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

The Bug Book: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to Trout Stream Insects by Paul Weamer is a complete guide to aquatic entomology for fly anglers and covers everything from hatch charts to fly patterns and strategies. “The Bug Book” is great reference … more

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Memories of Maclean

The Norman Maclean Literary Festival, held July 10-13, 2015 in Seeley Lake, Montana, honored the author and his work. A recent article by Brett French highlights memories by Jane Moses, who typed his handwritten notes for Maclean’s book “Young Men … more

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