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Enjoy some book and video reviews of current fly fishing literature, hot off the processor.



Why Fly Fishing. Interviews from John Gierach, Nick Lyons and Joan Wulff will help you answer the ageless question: Why?

Fool's Paradise , by John Gierach. Here we go again. Another great book by the king of the trout bums.

Fishing's Greatest Misadventures , edited by Tyler McMahon and Paul Diamond. Tread carefully across these pages. You may give up fishing for all the trouble these fish can get you into.

A Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living , by Michael Dahlie. Who says flyfishers can't put out good fictional lit? Read Dahlie's book and find out what good writing is all about.

Threatened Species , by Jeff Vande Zande. Flyfishers are people, too. Which means they got some of the same problems. Maybe more. Enjoy some of Jeff Vande Zande's excellent fiction.

Rotary Fly-Tying Techniques , by Al Beatty and Gretchen Beatty. Turn your world of fly tying around and around around with rotary fly-tying wisdom.

Biology and Management of the World Tarpon and Bonefish Fisheries, by Jerald Ault. Not all is as it should be in the world of these two kings of the salt. Learn about the the problems and management of the great tarpon and bonefish.

Nymphs Volume II , by Ernest Schwiebert. A dynasty ends. Now read Ernest's swan song.

Making Strip-built Fly Rods from Various Woods on a Lathe , written by John Betts. There's more than one way to skin a fly rod.

Kerplunk! , written by Patrick F. McManus. So many stories, so little time.

The Gigantic Book of Fishing Stories , edited by Nick Lyons. So many stories, so little time to read. You'll find time.

Real World Fly Fishing , from Pishtech. Not all fishing has to be messy. Check out this excellent software simulation, and learn how fun it is to fish from your chair.

Fly fishing for Dummies, by Peter Kaminisky. In the larger sense, aren't we all dummies?

Redfish, Bluefish, Sheefish, Snook , by E. Donnall Thomas, Jr. All the species you don't want to meet in a dark alley.

The Basic Manual of Fly-Tying, by Paul N. Fling and Donald l. Puterbaugh. A great tying book through the ages just got better.

Madison. This great river has never been so close.

Still Life with Brook Trout , by John Gierach. The leader of fly fishing wisdom and wit spins another great collection of fly fishing moments.

Steelhead Flies , by John Shewey. The surf perch maven has launched another great book--this time a big book with big flies for big fish. After all, big books catch big fish.

The Trout Bum Diaries: New Zealand, by Anglers Exploration Group. Here we go again. Another great adventure from the trout bums at AEG.

Trout Grass , by David James Duncan. Bamboo fly rods are much more than a fancy stick you whittle. Duncan reminds us of this as he illuminates bamboo's cultural and historical roots.

Two-Handed Fly Casting: Spey Casting Techniques, by Al Buhr. Welcome to the world of the fly line contortionists.

The Offbeat Angler , by Christopher Arelt & Sebastian O'Kelly. Sometimes the best adventures (and the best stories) are close to home.

Alaska, Kenai River, by Sporting Fly. There's more than just salmon and things anadromous up North--much more.

The Trout Bum Diaries: Patagonia, by Anglers Exploration Group. Hold on to your fly rod. You're about to take a video ride where few men tread.

Fly Fisher's Bible: Montana, by Greg Thomas. The prince of Northwest flyfishing guides has another one fine guide to help through the woods and toward the creek.

Early Northwest Fly-Fishing, by Blaine Hallock. An early Northwest fly fishing manuscript comes to light--after 60 years in an attic.

The Benchside Introduction to Fly Tying , by Ted Leeson and Jim Schollmeyer. The great fly-tying duo have come up with another tome to advance your buggy creations.

Woolly Wisdom , by Gary Soucie. All that's woolly and fit to fish.

Washington River Maps & Fishing Guide , by Frank Amato Publications. Finding the right river to suit your needs and experiences has just gotten a little easier. Look at the latest River Maps offering from Frank Amato.

Fishing Small Flies , by Ed Engle. Take a journey into the world of Ed Engle's small flies and insightful approaches. You might find a whole new way to see and approach fly fishing.

Fly Fishing with A. K., by A. K. Best. Taking a break from his educational texts on fly tying and fly dying, A. K. tells something about his own personal style toward fly fishing.

Positive Fly Fishing, by Marla Blair. Fly fishing is only as difficult as you chose to make it. Read Blair book to find out why.

A Fly Fisher's Guide to the South Platte River, by Pat Dorsey. Ah, the great South Platte. Dorsey unleashes a great book that will get you into the river.

Innovative Flies and Techniques, by Al Beatty and Gretchen Beatty. These two have done it again, this time compiling an impressive anthology of great and upcoming fly tyers.

Fly Waters Near and Far, by Barry and Cathy Beck. Your coffee table will never be the same with this marvelous pictorial guide to the fly fishing places you dream of.

Fit To Fish , by Stephen L. Hisey and Keith R. Berend. Your tired, aching muscles have a friend now, a physical therapy book devoted to the flyfisher.

Introduction to Saltwater Fly Tying, by Scott Sanchez. Finally the leader of flies for the salt shows us his best work.

Fast-Water Nymphing Tactics, by John Tedesco. Learn very useful techniques for water we all have trouble with.

Western Mayfly Hatches: From the Rockies to the Pacific , by Rick Hafele and Dave Hughes. This dynamic duo of bugs have teamed up once again for another classic treatise on Western insects.

Production Fly Tying, by A. K. Best. An excellent fly tying manual written by an uncommon fly tier.

Rod Crafting, by Jeffrey Hatton. The venerable art of the cane rod is explored in this splendid visual history.

Floating Alaska: Planning Self-Guided Fishing Expeditions, by Don Crane. This little tome has everything you need to plan a successful float trip up north.

Fly-Fishing Coastal Cutthroat Trout, by Les Johnson. The master of the cutthroat gives us another treasure trove of trout lore.

Trout Hunter: The Way of an Angler, by Ren� Harrop. An excellent adventure into the mind of the flyfishing hunter, his methods and his fish.

Fly Fishing Large Western Rivers, Spring and Summer, by Rick Hafele and John Smeraglio. A review of their videos, fresh from a fine large river.

At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman , by John Gierach. Check out the latest adventures of America's favorite trout bum.

Mayflies "Top to Bottom", by Shane Stalcup. An excellent guide to the new and traditional materials for fly tying, with excellent thoughts on fly fishing presentation.

Spey Flies & Dee Flies: Their History & Construction, by John Shewey. A rare and excellent look at old world fly patterns and modern applications, along with thoughts on their construction and presentation.

Covered Waters: Tempests of a Nomadic Trouter, by Joseph Heywood. The author explores his life as a pilot, coach, father and fly fishing nomad to find meaning from his hospital bed.

Hot Bass flies: Patterns & Tactics from the Experts, by Deke Meyer. Fantastic and useful--rarely found in a single flyfishing book.

 

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