New Fly Fishing Books

February 20, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Norman Maclean Companion Paperback by Robert Gale is a collection from Maclean’s life and work. Widely known for the classic A River Runs Through It and Young Men and Fire, Maclean authored a number of other works as well. Included in this Companion are chronology, literary discussions, commentary, and a complete bibliography. Word Association Publishers (February 4, 2014).
  • Fly Fishing the Sierra Nevada: Revised and Expanded Edition by Bill Sunderland with photography by Rick E Martin, details where to go and how to get to the numerous creeks, rivers and lakes of the Sierra, as well as recommendations for what techniques and equipment to use. An essential guide to the area. Mosca Locca Books (January 29, 2014).
  • Islamorada (Images of America) by Brad Bertelli and Jerry Wilkinson chronicles the development of “Isla Morada.”  And “While Islamorada has always been known for its fishing, these islands boast some serious history, too.” While not fishing-focused, Bertelli and Wilkinson gather stories and photographs for a fascinating look into a place lauded by anglers. Arcadia Publishing; Images of America Series (February 10, 2014).
  • The Complete Book of Fly Tying by Eric Leiser provides detailed instructions for all levels and includes beginners through expert. Including step-by-step illustrations by Dave Whitlock and photographs by Gus Nevros, patterns ranging from dry flies for trout to deer hair bugs for bass are presented in an approachable format.  With preface by Jack Gartside and foreword by C. Boyd Pfeiffer. Skyhorse Publishing; Second Edition edition (February 4, 2014).