Category Archives: Books

Returning to Roots: Tom McGuane

Called the “voice of an outdoor generation,” Tom McGuane is still fishing hard and writing well after many books and decades. In a recent profile on the legendary author and angler, Chris Dorsey talks to McGuane about his return to … more

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Book Release: “A Fly Fishing Guide To Indian Peaks Wilderness Area”

Mike Kruise and Steve Schweitzer have announced the release of their new book, “A Fly Fishing Guide To Indian Peaks Wilderness Area,” which will be available for purchase beginning October 20, 2014. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Trout and Their Food: A Compact Guide for Fly Fishers by Dave Whitlock is a comprehensive guide to trout behavior, the variety of foods trout eat, as well as how effectively imitate these foods. This book combines in one volume … more

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Interview with Jim Harrison

Michigan based writer Jerry Dennis talks with the state’s native son and legendary author, Jim Harrison, about northern winters, trout fishing, the state of publishing today and value of getting lost in the woods. Read the interview in its entirety … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

101 Favorite Nymphs and Wet Flies: History, Tying Tips, and Fishing Strategies by David Klausmeyer is a book for the beginner to experienced angler, and compiles detailed pattern recipes and photos, along with historical information and techniques for fishing wet … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Hatches & Fly Patterns of the Great Smoky Mountains by Don Kirk highlights America’s most-visited national park and collects information ranging from techniques and hatches to the history and seasons of the region. Kirk has compiled a useful companion for … more

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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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