Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Trout spend the majority of their time feeding subsurface, specifically on nymphs. Thus serious trout fishermen strive to become better at nymph fishing. I previously regarded Charles Brooks’ “Nymph Fishing for Larger Trout” as the best summary available on the topic. But after reading Jason Randall’s most recent book, “Nymph Masters, […]
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In addition to writing my own book, “The Ramblings of an Aging Angler”, I am an avid reader of the fly fishing literature. Fortunately, the fly fishing literature offers the largest volume of sporting literature, and provides many hours of pleasant and informative reading. I find it fascinating to explore the older writings, and relive the development of our sport of fly fishing.
In the category “book reviews”, I have included many older books as well as current writings. I hope they will help expand our readers appetite for the history of our sport.[caption id="attachment_2464" align="aligncenter" width="900"] a guide to the fly fishing literature[/caption]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “Finding Trout in all Conditions” is a recent publication (2016) by Boots Allen. In it, he attempts to remove some of the mysticism from nature’s forces, their effects upon streams and fish, and trout in particular. His major source of information is the 1600 days he has spent fishing for trout. […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The warm weather and waters in Montana this summer have limited the trout-fishing opportunities recently. So I perused my library shelves, and plucked Art Lee’s “Lore of Trout Fishing” off the shelf. Art served as editor-at-large for “Fly Fisherman”, “The Atlantic Salmon Journal”, and “Wild Steelhead & Salmon”. He contributed to […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Halford and Skues- both, legendary fly fishers and authors in a time gone by. Like many fly fishers who angle for trout, I am enamored of the writings of fly fishermen from the latter part of the Victorian era. It was during that period that much of what we know and practice […]
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It’s wintertime, a historic blizzard blew through last week, and days fit for fly fishing seem few and far between. For me, it’s a time to read some new books, and to re-read some oldies. In this article, “Fly Fishing Book Reviews”, I will review several great books that I found […]