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Books

Top Fly Tying Books

Whether you are new to fly tying or have been at it for a while, books can help develop your skills at tying and fly pattern design. In this post Paul Gaskell writes about his tops picks for books to help you at the fly tying desk. Read more via Discover Tenkara.

Peter Heller’s “The River”

The new novel, The River, from Peter Heller is the gripping story of a river trip gone wrong. However, writes Heather Hansman, “Like a lot of backcountry missions, the most compelling parts of the story aren’t necessarily the rapids or the high-risk moves. Instead they’re the quiet moments where Wynn and Jack are coupling their rods together and...

New Fly Fishing Books - March 2, 2019

Trout School: Lessons from a Fly-Fishing Master by Mark Hume is filled with lessons and stories from the author’s time on the water with fishing legend, Mo Bradley. “Drawing from more than twenty years of fishing and friendship, Hume distills the best of Mo’s essential knowledge, including tips and tricks for catching Kamloops trout year-round...

New Fly Fishing Books

Tactical Fly Fishing: Lessons Learned from Competition for All Anglers by Devin Olsen is a practical book in which Olsen explains how the techniques he has used to become a repeat medalist in fly fishing competitions around the world apply to any anglers. Covering strategies, tactics, and flies for rivers, small streams, and still waters, Olsen outlines how...

“Kings of the Yukon” Book Excerpt

Adam Weymouth’s debut book, Kings of the Yukon, chronicles his journey paddling 2,000 miles of the Yukon River in search of Chinook salmon. “He wanted to trace the history of humanity’s relationship with the Chinook, and how the fish have impacted the culture of the Yukon, and how they’re being affected not only by fishing and habitat destruction...

Meet Author Bob Romano at Fly Fishing Shows

Bob Romano has written a number of stories for MIDCURRENT, influenced by the more than thirty years he’s owned a camp in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine. You can meet Bob at The Fly Fishing Show scheduled to take place January 18-20, 2019, in Marlborough Massachusetts, and January 25-27, 2019, in Edison, New Jersey. Bob will be providing a...

New Fly Fishing Books

Fly Fishing Guide to the South Platte River by Pat Dorsey  is an essential companion for any angler fishing Colorado’s famous South Platte River. “This region comprises lush valleys, meandering meadow streams, and rose-colored, boulder-filled canyons. For generations this area has been a recreation mecca and a fly fisher’s paradise in its purest...

Opportunity to Get Your Book on the Shelves

Wild River Press has a new service for authors choosing to self-publish their work: Wild River Custom Publishing. “Partnering with Wild River Custom Publishing gives you a distinct advantage. Our long experience in publishing quality books will help you (and save you much frustration) every step of the way.”

New Fly Fishing Books - December 7, 2018

Herbert L. Welch: Black Ghosts and Art in a Maine Guide's Wilderness by Graydon Hilyard and Leslie Hilyard is a book that highlights Herb Welch, the inventor of the still popular streamer pattern, the Black Ghost. “With over 200 images including archival black and white and color images by photographer John Swan, this book documents the incredible life...

Author Bob Romano to Attend The International Fly Tying Symposium

Author Bob Romanowill attend the International Fly Tying Symposium to promote and sign copies of his new book, The River King. The International Fly Tying Symposium is set to be held November 17-18, 2018, in Parsippany, NJ.