New Fly Fishing Books

February 1, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • 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, carp, catfish, salmon, steelhead, trout, among others. Stonefly Press; 1ST edition (January 24, 2014).
  • So You Want to Flyfish?: It’s Not As Hard As You Think by Mark D. Williams and W. Chad McPhail is a conversational guide to getting started in the sport. The authors present technique and practical tips in an accessible way, with anecdotes throughout the book for a fun, engaging read and sound beginning advice for successful days out on the water. Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. [Kindle Edition] (January 14, 2014).
  • The River Home by Jerry Dennis, is a collection of essays from a fine writer on nature and the outdoors. The stories range from Michigan to the American West, Iceland to Chile, celebrating the simple pleasures of being out on the water, to the complexities of relationships and sacredness of nature. DCA, Inc. [Kindle Edition] (January 18, 2014).