Fly Fishing Books
The Bug Book
A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream Insects
Complete guide to aquatic entomology for fly fishers, covering all the important insects and their imitations for the entire United States.
The Tug is the Drug
30 Essays from the NYT and Beyond
These thirty pieces take readers from leaping makos near the fairways of Torrey Pines to midnight Atlantic salmon fishing on the fabled Ponoi to encounters with very friendly mujeres on the streets of Havana.
In the Company of Trout
True Stories, Ruminations, and Vermont Guidance
True stories, observations, and descriptions of favorite places, techniques, and flies provide a rich and lighthearted look at trout fishing in all its glory—and absurdity.
Long Trail Trout
Backcountry Fly Fishing Adventures from Vermont to Montana
Join author and adventurer Peter Shea on some of the most exciting backcountry fly-fishing trips one can take. Essential reading for anyone planning a fly-fishing trip off the grid.
Review: “Fly-Fishing for Bonefish”
WHEN YOU CONSIDER that the bonefish was the first saltwater game fish to rise in status from curiosity to addiction among fly fishers, it’s not hard to understand the fascination shared by authors. The study — around 50 years in the making — includes the anecdotal and the scientific.Read more...
Fear of Fly Fishing: Do Trout Exist? And Other Facts of Reel Life by Jack Ohman is a lighthearted look at one of America’s favorite pastimes from Ohman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist. With over 50 black and white cartoons—newly colorized—Ohman … more
Kirk Wallace Johnson’s The Feather Thief was published in April 2018, and has since generated many conversations both in and out of the fly fishing community. Two recent highlights are Episode 654, “The Feather Heist,” of This American Life, and … more
The Habits of Trout: And Other Unsolved Mysteries by Tim Schulz is a fine new collection of essays from a Michigan author and angler. Schulz’s generous writing spins experience on the water into larger life lessons of love, family, and … more
Artful Profiles of Trout, Char, and Salmon and the Classic Flies That Catch Them: Tips, Tactics, and Advice on Taking Our Favorite Gamefish by Dave Whitlock and Emily Whitlock is a collection of articles spanning Dave’s career, covering topics such … more