New Fly Fishing Books

November 19, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • The Billfish Story: Swordfish, Sailfish, Marlin, and Other Gladiators of the Sea by Stan Ulanski tells the complex stories of these unique fish and their relationship with the people who have studied and know them best: anglers, biologists, charter-boat captains, and conservationists. Ulanski, both a scientist and an angler, brings a multifaceted background to a fascinating subject and incredible fish. A Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book; October 15, 2013.
  • Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die by Chris Santella has now been released in a Kindle Edition. Mapping meccas of the fly fishing world through personable interviews with masters of the sport, this book is a visual feast and a must for “both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own.” Stewart, Tabori & Chang [Kindle Edition With Audio/Video]; November 15, 2013.
  • Little Book of Fly Fishing for Trout by Richard Duplock and Chris Newton is an invaluable guide from experienced anglers. Focused on the British Isles, the authors present the essentials of casting, gear choice, flies, watercraft, techniques and tactics. Illustrated with color images and in a portable on-the-water size. G2 Entertainment; November 1, 2013.
  • Hook, Line & Sinker (One Man’s Search for the Perfect Day’s Fishing) by Anthony Swainson is a compilation of the beloved writer’s work for numerous publications. From canals of his native England to the wild backcountry of New Zealand, Swainson’s stories touch on the hope for always another story to tell. Hurricane Press [Kindle Edition]; November 12, 2013.