Posted on October 02 2016
- Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wings: Atlantic Salmon Flies to Steelhead Flies by Mike Valla is a detailed book on some of the classic flies many anglers first learn to tie. With over 500 patterns, this is the only book to date written on bucktails as well as other hairwing streamers. Stackpole Books (September 5, 2016).
- The Spirituality of Fly Fishing: An Introduction by Jody Martin is a primer for beginning anglers that demystifies over-complication of the sport and is a paean to higher powers. The book includes quotes and writings from a wide variety of authors and faith traditions, and includes photographs and illustrations from today’s foremost artists, including John Juracek, Ken Takata, Matt Shaw, James Nelson, Tony Czech, Louis Cahill, and Joseph Tomelleri. Proceeds from the book support both Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (March 21, 2016).
- So You Want to Fly Fish? by Mark D. Williams and W.Chad McPhail is a how-to book written for the beginning angler. With an approachable conversational style, complete with brief anecdotes, clear instructions, insider tips and secrets for technique, this book will help improve any angler’s learning curve. Frederick Fell Trade (September 15, 2016).
- The Bug Book: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to Trout Stream Insects by Paul Weamer is a fly angler’s complete guide to aquatic entomology. Including hatch charts, fly pattern recommendations, and fishing strategies, this book is a great resource for beginners and advanced anglers alike. Headwater Books (September 1, 2016).