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John Gierach

John Gierach is the author of many books on fly fishing, including Trout Bum, Another Lousy Day in Paradise, Fishing Bamboo, and Sex, Death and Fly Fishing, as well as countless magazine articles and essays.

Author Articles

Book Review: "The Classic Sporting Art of Bob White"

I just got my first look at The Classic Sporting Art of Bob White (Stackpole Books, 280 pages, $75) scheduled for publication in October. Well, not the actual book, but the color digital mockup printers call a “proof,” so I still have to imagine it at its full size of 10 x12 inches, between hard covers and with the satisfying heft of a book printed on...

"Cutthroats"

AMONG THE HALF DOZEN or so standard questions fly fishers eventually get around to asking each other is, What's your favorite fish? Some say your answer to that will be deeply revealing — exposing you as a covert aristocrat if it's Atlantic salmon, a closet bubba if it's largemouth bass, or whatever — while others just think it might be interesting, but...