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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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New Fly Fishing Books

The Tug is the Drug: 30 Fly-Fishing Essays from The New York Times & Beyond by Chris Santella collects first-person narratives of the author’s far-reaching travels. From the fairways of Torrey Pines to Bob Dylan, these essays from the author … more

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Chouinard’s “Simple Fly Fishing”

In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, Yvon Chouinard highlights some of the principles in his book Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel, which focuses on beginner-friendly techniques and Tenkara-style angling. “Heaven knows we fly … more

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New eBook: Chris Santella’s “The Tug is the Drug”

Well-known for his “Fifty Places” series of books, author Chris Santella’s first-person accounts of the places he has traveled, fish he has chased and characters he has met along the way can now be read in a new compilation of … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Bush Pilot Angler by Lee Wulff is the memoir of the late angling legend. Based on a manuscript discovered by his widow, Joan Wulff, this book tells the story of Lee’s years exploring the Atlantic salmon and brook trout fisheries … more

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