New Fly Fishing Books
- 25 Best Places Fly Fishing for Pike by Robert Tomes is a where-to destination guide for the best pike fisheries fly fishing from the US, Canada, the UK, and Europe. The author includes comments from local guides, GIS maps highlighting each body of water and access roads, as well as recommended gear and flies. Foreword by Chris Santella. Stonefly Press (September 15, 2015).
- My Life in Fishing: Favorite Long Stories Told Short by Stu Apte is a collection of favorite stories ranging in topic from IGFA world records (of which Apte holds over six dozen) to favorite fishing companions and personalities, including mojitos with Ernest Hemingway aboard his boat Pilar. Along with engaging stories, this book also offers an interesting look into the evolution of the sport of fly fishing from someone who was instrumental in its development. Stonefly Press; 1st Edition (December 2014).
- Heart Waters: Sources of the Bow River by Kevin Van Tighem is a journey to the head of the water source for Canada’s prairies, and to the history and ecology that have shaped the present landscape and created challenges for the future. “We could find our best selves in the stories of those living waters and the river that gathers them together,” writes the author. Photos by Brian Van Tighem. Rocky Mountain Books (December 8, 2015).
- American Nymph Fly-Fishing Guide by Michael Gorman is an exhaustive resource for beginners and advanced anglers alike. Gorman shares techniques for still and moving waters, finding fish, reading water, leader construction and specs, and information on gear and fly patterns. Frank Amato Publications; First edition (December 1, 2015).