Upcoming Fly-Fishing Books

January 18, 2012 By: Benjamin Clary

  • 100 Best Flies for Atlantic Salmon (Wild River Press, 244 pages, hardcover), by Topher Browne with photos by Ted Fauceglia, will showcase the best Atlantic salmon patterns from salmon experts across the globe.  The book displays patterns from Canada, Scotland, Norway, Russia, and Germany.  This book comes on the heels of Topher Browne’s twenty-year obsession (conveniently under the guise of research) with sea-run fish. Release: April 1, 2012.
  • Fishless Days, Angling Nights: Classic Stories, Reminiscences, and Lore (Skyhorse Publishing, 224 pages), by Sparse Grey Hackle.  Nick Lyons writes the foreword for this re-release of the classic 1971 book.  Alfred Miller, known by his pen name Sparse Grey Hackle, began writing in newspapers in the early 20th century, focusing on his beloved Catskills.  He passed away in 1983.  Release: March 1, 2012.
  • Lines on the Water: A Fly Fisherman’s Life on the Miramichi (Skyhorse Publishing, 256 pages, hardcover). Author David Adams Richards understands that fly-fishing is more than a sport for some; it’s a way of life.  Based around New Brunswick, Canada’s Miramichi River, Richards provides penetrating insight into our relationship with nature and friends, family, history, and memory.  David Adams Richards is the author of numerous books, both fiction and nonfiction.  Release: March 6, 2012.
  • Fly Fishing – The Sacred Art: Casting a Fly, a Spiritual Practice (Skylight Paths, 192 pages), by Eric Eisenkramer and Michael Attas. The authors, a rabbi and priest, take the reader on a step-by-step journey of a fly-fishing trip and the spiritual lessons found within.  Release: February 22, 2012.