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How to Think Like a Fish: And Other Lessons from a Lifetime in Angling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780306845314
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 21st, 2019

The star of the Animal Planet's River Monsters and author of the bestselling companion book shares a meditation on fishing--and life.


Simple Fly Fishing (Revised Second Edition) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781938340796
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Published: Patagonia - January 15th, 2019

Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, has become exceedingly complex, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides. This book reveals that the best way to catch trout is simply, with a rod and a fly and not much else. The wisdom in this book comes from a simpler time, when the premise was: the more you know, the less you need.


Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781938340826
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Published: Patagonia - April 23rd, 2019

"A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing.


A Fly Rod of Your Own (John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451618358
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 17th, 2018

“After five decades, twenty books, and countless columns, [John Gierach] is still a master,” (Forbes) and his newest book only confirms this assessment, along with his recent induction into the Flyfishing Hall of Fame.


Ken Schultz's Field Guide to Freshwater Fish Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781620458433
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Published: Wiley - December 29th, 2003

A compact, authoritative guide for freshwater fishing trips

From one of the most respected names in the world of sportfishing comes the definitive, full-color guide to 140 of the most common freshwater fish species found in North American rivers, lakes, and streams.


The Curtis Creek Manifesto: Being a Basic Guide to the Art of Fly Fishing on Moving Water Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780936608068
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Published: Frank Amato Publications - May 1st, 1989

Finest beginner fly-fishing guide due to its simple, straight-forward approach. It is laced with outstanding humor provided in its hundreds of illustrations.


Basic Fishing: A Beginner's Guide Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781632203380
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Published: Skyhorse - April 7th, 2015

A great beginner’s guide for new fishermen and those who want to learn to fish for fun, with advice on tackle, bait, boats, accessories, and more.

New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you’ll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award-winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne was taught to fish by his father.


The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing (Little Red Books) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781602399815
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Published: Skyhorse - May 1st, 2010

Kirk Deeter of Field & Stream and Charlie Meyers of the Denver Post, crack open their notebooks and share expert advice on flies, casting, reading the water, and much more.

The mission of The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing is to demystify and un-complicate the tricks and tips that make a great trout fisher. There are no complicated physics lessons here.


Guide to Fly Fishing Knots Cover Image
By Larry V. Notley, Flip Pallot (Foreword by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9781571881830
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Published: Frank Amato Publications - July 1st, 1999

This book is helpful, instructive, easy to understand, and will help you bring more of your catch to the net. Larry includes: parts of your line; IGFA line test; tippet to fly size chart; knot-tying tips; terminology; knot applications; and of course, step-by-step instruction for joining lines, lines to flies, loop knots, dropper knots, and yarn indicator knots.


Poachers Caught!: Adventures of a Northwoods Game Warden Cover Image
By Tom Chapin, Hal Rime (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781591932062
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Published: Adventure Publications - August 1st, 2003

A wild collection of illegal hunting and fishing stories--all of them true

Life as a game warden is more dangerous and exciting than you might think. Tom Chapin served as a Minnesota Game Warden for 29 years, and his career was both exhilarating and harrowing. He had run-ins with everyone from illegal night hunters to major fish poachers.


Trout Bum (John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780671644130
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 15th, 1988

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

While most of us fly-fish to escape from daily life, for John Gierach and his friends fly-fishing IS a way of life. They are trout bums.


The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781632205360
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Published: Skyhorse - May 5th, 2015

Master every fishing knot you’ll ever need—and never lose a big bass, trout, salmon, pike, or striper again

When you’re fishing, there’s nothing more frustrating than letting a poorly tied knot cost you the catch of the day. Knot expert Lindsey Philpott has written a guide to save anglers everywhere that anguish.


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