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  • Fly-Fishing Soft-Hacklesby Allen McGee; David Hall

    Stackpole Books 2016; US$ 28.99

    A thorough exploration of contemporary use of soft-hackle flies--including nymphs, emergers, and dry flies--that pushes the boundaries of how these types of flies can be used. more...

  • Body of Waterby Chris Dombrowski

    Milkweed Editions 2016; US$ 12.99

    Chris Dombrowski was playing a numbers game: two passionspoetry and fly-fishing; two children, one of them in utero; and an income hovering perilously close to zero. Enter, at this particularly challenging moment, a miraculous email: can?t go, it?s all paid for, just book a flight to Miami . Thus began a journey that would lead to the Bahamas and... more...

  • Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wingsby Mike Valla

    Stackpole Books 2016; US$ 29.99

    The classic bucktails--Mickey Finn, Black Nose Dace--are some of the very first flies that anglers learn to tie, and they are the most well-traveled of all streamer types, from Maine to Washington, trout to salmon. With over 500 patterns, this is the only book to date written on bucktails as well as other hairwing streamers. more...

  • La Vie des bois et du désertby Bénédict-Henry Révoil; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Je me trouvais dans les gaults de Holman, sur la rivière de Schlangli, dans une étroite vallée des Alpes Scandinaves, au 70e degré de latitude. Mon ami le Lapon était venu avec Finck, le tueur d'ours, et nous grimpâmes un matin dans la montagne, pour trouver un énorme animal qui nous avait été indiqué par les habitants. Notre hôte, qui... more...

  • The Unseenby Roy Jacobsen; Don Bartlett; Don Shaw

    Quercus 2016; US$ 18.99

    Nobody can leave an island. An island is a cosmos in a nutshell, where the stars slumber in the grass beneath the snow. But occasionally someone tries . . . Ingrid Barrøy is born on an island that bears her name - a holdfast for a single family, their livestock, their crops, their hopes and dreams. Her father dreams of building a quay that will... more...

  • The Secret Lives of Fishermenby Jim Dean

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    The Secret Lives of Fishermen is Jim Dean's second book of essays celebrating wild places, rural traditions, and the pleasures and often humorous frustrations of fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping--or, as Dean might put it, "messing around" outdoors. It combines essays originally published in his monthly "Our Natural Heritage" column in Wildlife... more...

  • Taut Linesby Cameron Pierce

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 18.99

    Since the earliest writings of civilization, people have been writing about fish and the pursuit of them. Taut Lines is a book of the present with regular forays into the past, reflecting not on where we're going, but where we've come from. As all anglers know, the fish themselves are only half of fishing. Finding peace, spirituality, or a sense... more...

  • Backcastsby Samuel Snyder; Bryon Borgelt; Elizabeth Tobey; Jen Corrinne Brown; Chris Wood

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    ?Many of us probably would be better fishermen if we did not spend so much time watching and waiting for the world to become perfect.?-Norman Maclean   Though Maclean writes of an age-old focus of all anglers?the day?s catch?he may as well be speaking to another, deeper accomplishment of the best fishermen and fisherwomen: the preservation of... more...

  • In That Sweet Countryby Harry Middleton; Ron Ellis

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    A moving collection of fishing stories by one of America?s legendary outdoor writers. Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected periodicals, including the New York Times , Sports Illustrated , Gray?s Sporting Journal , and Field & Stream , among others. When... more...

  • La Pêche à rôderby Jacques-Étienne Bovard

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    La pêche, un art de l?impatience ? Pour la plupart, pêche rime avec patience, passivité, ennui. C?est l?éternelle caricature du pêcheur en papi affalé devant sa canne, les yeux rivés à son flotteur qui ne coule jamais. Or, à lire les récits ou à regarder les photos de Jacques-Étienne Bovard, qui rôde depuis son enfance le long des rivières et des... more...