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New Fly Fishing Books

My Life in Fishing: Favorite Long Stories Told Short by Stu Apte is a collection of favorite stories ranging in topic from IGFA world records (of which Apte holds over six dozen) to favorite fishing companions and personalities, including mojitos … more

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“50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish” Finalist in 2014 USA Best Book Awards

Published by Stonefly Press, Terry and Wendy Gunn’s 50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish has been named as one of five finalists in the 2014 USA Best Book Awards in the Sports category. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Flyfisher’s Guide to Eastern Trophy Tailwaters by Tom Gilmore is a book with detailed information on fishing waters such as the Upper Connecticut, Deerfield, Housatonic, Gunpowder, South Holston, Watauga, Tuckasegee, Chattahoochee and more. It contains everything from regulations and river characteristics, … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Casting Quiet Waters: Reflections on Life and Fishing, edited by Jake MacDonald, is a compilation of essays from respected literary writers such as Thomas McGuane and Annie Proulx. The book explores the human condition and life through the guise of … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Modern Terrestrials: Tying & Fishing the World’s Most Effective Patterns by Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka is a comprehensive book of the best contemporary terrestrial patterns. Containing over 600 patterns and recipes from around the world for grasshoppers, crickets, ants, … more

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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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