Category Archives: Books

New Fly Fishing Books

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

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New Fly Fishing Books

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

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New Fly Fishing Books

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

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Interview with John Gierach

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

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New Fly Fishing Books

Fly-Fishing Advice from an Old-Timer: A Practical Guide to the Sport and Its Language by Ed Quigley, compiles decades of experience into down-to-earth explanations of basic techniques as well as detailed discussions of advanced topics. Helpful for those new to … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Exploring Wisconsin Trout Streams: The Angler’s Guide by Steve Born, Jeff Mayers, Andy Morton, and Bill Sonzogni, draws upon the years of conservation work and angling experience of its four authors. The book profiles twenty of Wisconsin’s finest streams, from … more

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Rizzoli Unveils Photo Book On Coastal and Flats Fishing

With photography by Andy Anderson and words by Tom Rosenbauer, the recently released book Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing is a journey to America’s most notable saltwater fly fishing destinations.    It’s “As close to a firsthand experience as a … more

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Video Hatch: “John Gierach Talks Tenkara: All Fishermen Are Liars”

Daniel Galhardo, founder of Tenkara USA, talks to author John Gierach about his interest and practice of tenkara, which Gierach also writes about in his new book All Fishermen are Liars. Via Tenkara USA.

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New Fly Fishing Books

All Fishermen Are Liars by John Gierach is the newest collection of essays by the legendary author. From steelhead in the Pacific Northwest to small mountain streams in Colorado, Gierach “proves yet again that life’s most valuable lessons—and some of … more

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Peter Matthiessen Dies

Peter Matthiessen, an author and naturalist who as much as any one writer in the last century spoke through the voice of wilderness, died yesterday of acute leukemia.  Matthiessen’s final novel, In Paradise, about a visit to a Nazi extermination camp, will be published … more

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