New Fly Fishing Books

January 6, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • 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 lovers, and wolf haters, as he follows “the trail of an alpha male gone terribly wrong.” Viking (January 2, 2014).
  • Mouthful of Feathers – Upland in the West features the work of writers such as Tom Reed, Bruce Smithhammer, and Miles Nolte, among others. While their names might be familiar from their writing on the subject of fly fishing, these authors are bird hunters as well, and their engaging stories cross sporting lines in tales that will appeal to a wide audience: anyone with a heart sweet on the American West. Pulp Fly Ltd. [Kindle Edition] (December 14, 2013).
  • Flies for the Greater Yellowstone Area by Bruce Staples is an essential reference book for the Rocky Mountain West.  A veteran guide of the Greater Yellowstone area, Staples presents over 500 fly patterns, including nymphs, dry flies, emergers, and streamers, with accurate recipes from the originators of the patterns. Stackpole/Headwater (January 1, 2014).