Category Archives: Books

Video Hatch: “All Fishermen are Liars”

In anticipation of his upcoming book of the same title, this film short features life advice from John Gierach: if you want to go fishing, go fishing.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Astream: American Writers on Fly Fishing edited by Robert DeMott is a delightful collection of stories from some of the finest fly fishing writers today, including Guy de la Valdène, Jim Harrison, Michael Keaton, Sydney Lea, Ted Leeson, Nick Lyons, … more

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National Sporting Library Fellowship

Applicants are actively being sought for the John H. Daniels Fellowship and The National Sporting Library & Museum. The fellowship supports researchers in the areas of equestrian, angling and field sports, and applications are being accepted through March 15, 2014. … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Norman Maclean Companion Paperback by Robert Gale is a collection from Maclean’s life and work. Widely known for the classic A River Runs Through It and Young Men and Fire, Maclean authored a number of other works as well. Included … more

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Poetry: “The River Knows”

Christopher Puddy crafts a piece on what “The River Knows,” capturing the nuances of an angler on the water. Read the alliterative verse in its entirety on Gink & Gasoline.

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New Fly Fishing Books

25 Best Most Versatile Flies: Their Histories, Stories, and Step-by-step Tying Photos by Al Ritt is a contemporary look at some of the most productive and popular patterns across disciplines and species. Versatile fly patterns include those for bass, bonefish, … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Do It Yourself Bonefishing by Rod Hamilton and Kirk Deeter is a unique and authoritative DIY guide for anglers targeting bonefish on the fly. In this book the authors help you tackle everything from the why, where, and how of … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Dead Man’s Fancy: A Sean Stranahan Mystery by Keith McCafferty  is the most recent installment in the Sean Stranahan Mysteries series. The painter, fly fisherman, and sometimes private detective Stranahan follows leads on a case involving a missing guide, wolf … more

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Podcast Interview: Jay Zimmerman

Author Jay Zimmerman is featured in the most recent episode of Rob Snowhite’s podcast series. In this good-humored and down-to-earth interview, Zimmerman talks about everything from pet peeves and philosophy of fly design to his recently released book, The Top … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations by John Waldman examines the historic spawning runs of salmon, shad, and other species moving up Atlantic coast rivers, as well as the threats they face and annual diminishing return … more

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