Category Archives: Books

Q&A with John Gierach

Morgan Lyle reports from the Somerset Fly Fishing Show on a Q&A session with author John Gierach. From advice to aspiring writers to how the internet has changed the game, don’t miss some great words of advice and observation from … more

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Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing

The second book from author Vin T. Sparano will be an indispensible resource for all anglers, from conventional tackle to fly fishing, according to the publisher. “The Complete Guide to Fresh and Saltwater Fishing” will be published by Rizzoli and … more

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Interviews with Jim Harrison

From The New York Times to the online Daily Beast, Jim Harrison’s interviews are as witty as they are insightful and often profound. A recent post on Sporting Classics gathers some of the best quotes from this favorite author. “In … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Flyfisher’s Guide to Colorado’s Lost Lakes and Secret Places by Mike Kephart is a tremendous resource for highcountry anglers. Kephart has done his research, logging many miles and days on Colorado’s mountain lakes and streams, and presents reliable information on … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Spey Flies & How to Tie Them by Bob Veverka is an essential reference book for spey anglers. Veverka gives detailed step-by-step instructions with color plates, pattern recipes, tying techniques, tips for choosing materials, as well as the history and background … more

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New Stackpole Book Releases for 2015

Stackpole Books has announced the titles in their upcoming new release list for Spring 2015. From tying featherwing streamers to carp flies, Stackpole’s new releases hold something of interest for every angler. Read more in the press release below.

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Peter Heller’s “The Painter” Tops Best of 2014 Book Lists

Denver-based bestselling author Peter Heller has released his second novel. The Painter explores the violent nature of man through the life of fly fisher and artist, Jim Stegner, and has been met with critical acclaim. Read more in the press … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Tying Heritage Featherwing Streamers by Sharon E. Wright is must-have resource for learning to tie Rangeley-style streamers. Wright presents the secrets and methods of Carrie Stevens, and through step-by-step photo tutorials, explains proven technics, practical tips, and exclusive pattern recipes. … more

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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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