Fly Fishing Books

The Bug Book
A Fly Fisher's Guide to Trout Stream Insects

by Paul Weamer
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

by Chris Santella
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

by Peter Shea
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

by Peter Shea
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.
Tributary to the Clackamas River, Oregon.

“Local Guy”

"The coastal cutthroat trout is one of most brightly colored of the cutthroat subspecies, and one of the most heavily spotted. I want to see one for myself."  Read more.
Steelhead Flies

What Makes a Steelhead Fly?

"Through the billowing cloud of anecdotal and sometimes contradictory observations, a few tenets will emerge to direct our fly design and selection."  Read more.
Book A Passion for Permit

Book Review: “A Passion for Permit”

"As all good fishing books do, this one will inspire and encourage readers to seek out this beautifully mysterious species."  Read more.