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Read “The Last Marlin” Today on Kindle

Author Fred Waitzkin tackled parenthood in his book Searching for Bobby Fischer. Now in his latest work, The Last Marlin: The Story of a Family at Sea, Waitzkin chronicles his own childhood as well. “From the Long Island Sound to … more

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AMFF to Honor Thomas McGuane with 2017 Heritage Award

Author and MidCurrent board member Thomas McGuane will be honored with the 2017 Heritage Award by The American Museum of Fly Fishing. The event will be held April 5, 2017, at a public reception hosted at the Racquet & Tennis … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Hunting Musky with a Fly by Rick Kustich is a complete guide for anyone wishing to chase musky on the fly. The book includes fly patterns, wisdom, and local techniques from top guides around the country: Blane Chocklett (Virginia); Brad … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Keystone Fly Fishing: The Ultimate Guide to Pennsylvania’s Best Water by Henry Ramsay, Mike Heck, Len Lichvar, Gary Kell, and Dave Rothrock is a definitive, up-to-date guide to Pennsylvania’s best fly fishing waters. Keystone Fly Fishing includes information on over 200 … more

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The Spirituality of Fly Fishing

For many people fly fishing is a spiritual experience, and a new book by Jody Martin uses this characteristic to introduce beginners to the sport. The book, The Spirituality of Fly Fishing, is based on a class Martin developed for … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Nymphing—The New Way: French Leader Fishing for Trout by Jonathan White takes an international perspective of the latest developments in nymph fishing. This book includes tackle, flies and methods for trout, steelhead and grayling; variations for chalkstreams, freestone rivers and … more

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Prosek Honored with Izaak Walton Award

The American Museum of Fly Fishing will honor James Prosek with the 2016 Izaak Walton Award. “It will be hard for the AMFF to ever again find a more worthy recipient of this award than Prosek,” writes Monte Burke. “After … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker, and the World’s Most Elusive Fish by Chris Dombrowski is a book of two passions, poetry and fly fishing, which lead to a life-changing bonefishing trip and friendship with legendary guide David Pinder. … more

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New Book “Fish On, Fish Off,” from Stephen Saunter

The new book, Fish On, Fish Off, from former New York Times “Outdoors” columnist Stephen Sautner chronicles his experiences, beginning as a self-taught fish-obsessed teenager in the early 1980s to the present, taking readers through every imaginable pitfall and odd-ball encounter along … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wings: Atlantic Salmon Flies to Steelhead Flies by Mike Valla is a detailed book on some of the classic flies many anglers first learn to tie. With over 500 patterns, this is the … more

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