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New Fly Fishing Books

Cathy Beck’s Fly-Fishing Handbook by Cathy Beck is now in its third edition, available for Kindle e-readers. Updated with full color photographs and instructional video segments, this introductory guide to the sport covers all the basics: from gear to casting, … more

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New From Stonefly Press: 50 Best Tailwaters

The newest release from Stonefly Press is a detailed look at North America’s 56 best fly-fishing tailwater destinations. Authors Terry and Wendy Gunn provide maps of each area, river access points, suggestions for gear, fly patterns, seasonal hatches, as well … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Pulp Fly Volume Two plays on the popular fiction phenomenon of the early 20th century, bringing “new and unconventional voices to a wide audience.” The recently released second volume in the Pulp Fly series brings together diverse writers and styles, in … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

Art Dolloso’s new Where the Trout Sing: And Other San Francisco Stories is a compelling collection of vignettes from life of “Left Coast” fly fishing.  It’s filled with local flavor, but it touches subjects–salmon conservation, Native American and Italian American … more

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Bass Reads McGuane: New Fiction Podcast

Fly fishing and literary master Thomas McGuane “just demands a little more of the brain,” says fellow author Rick Bass, reflecting on his reading of McGuane’s short story “Ice.” You can listen to the piece in its entirety, courtesy of … more

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New Fly Fishing Books

In Search of Hemingway’s Meadow: A Return to the Big Two-Hearted River by Jeff Day, chronicles travels in Seney, Michigan, following the footsteps and casts written about by the fly fishing legend. Day, a Traver Award Winner, writes about this … more

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New and Upcoming Fly Fishing Books

The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing for Carp: Tips and Tricks for the Determined Angler by Kirk Deeter is a contemporary guide for those beginning to chase carp on the fly and veterans as well. Deeter covers biology, behavior, diet, … more

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Anadromous Journey

Completing his 471-mile voyage up the Columbia and Snake rivers, author Scott Sadil arrived at his terminus, Hell’s Gate State Park, on Sunday, July 28. Through his journey, Sadil hopes to raise awareness about the decreasing populations of anadromous fish.

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New Fly Fishing Books

A Flyfisher’s World, by acclaimed author Nick Lyons, chronicles a life lost to fly fishing. This broad collection of essays features diverse species and waters, from blue-ribbon western rivers to pike fishing in France, and is in turn humorous, inquiring, … more

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Hemingway Scrapbooks

Created by Grace Hall Hemingway over the first eighteen years of her son’s life, five scrapbook volumes have been digitized by The John F. Kennedy Library and recently released freely online for public view. Take a look into the early … more

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