Posted on August 31 2015
- The Bug Book: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to Trout Stream Insects by Paul Weamer is a complete guide to aquatic entomology for fly anglers and covers everything from hatch charts to fly patterns and strategies. “The Bug Book” is great reference for the beginner and experienced angler alike. Headwater Books / MidCurrent [Kindle Edition] (July 27, 2015).
- Strip-Set: Fly-Fishing Techniques, Tactics, Patterns for Streamers by George Daniel is a comprehensive book of classic techniques as well as new approaches for trout, steelhead, muskie, and bass. “Strip Set” features over 450 photos and illustrations as well as fly pattern recommendations from prominent streamer anglers. Stackpole/Headwater (September 1, 2015).
- Fusion Fly Tying: Steelhead, Salmon, and Trout Flies of the Synthetic Era by Greg Senyo is a great resource for fly tiers, beginner or advanced, on working with synthetic materials when tying flies. Senyo covers everything from new beads and metal components to Copic air brushing and dyeing techniques. Foreword by Matthew Supinski. Skyhorse Publishing (September 15, 2015).
- Side Casts: A Collection of Fly-Fishing Yarns by a Guy Who Can Spin Them by Hoagy B. Carmichael is an eclectic collection of essays from the bamboo rod-making legend. In addition to reflecting on his life in fly fishing, Carmichael gives readers a fascinating look into the history of rod making and competitive fishing, as well as anecdotes from meeting some of the top names in the sport. Skyhorse Publishing (September 15, 2015).