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A River Runs Through It
A River Runs Through It
by Norman Maclean
About the Author
Norman Maclean (1902-1990), woodsman, scholar, teacher, and storyteller, grew up in the Western Rocky Mountains of Montana and worked for many years in logging camps and for the United States Forestry Service before beginning his academic career. He was... (read more)

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The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing (Vintage)
The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing (Vintage)
by Thomas Mcguane
Review
From the highly acclaimed author of Ninety-Two in the Shade and Nothing but Blue Skies comes this collection of breathtakingly exquisite essays borne of a lifetime spent fishing. The thirty-three essays in The Longest Silence take us from the tarpon of... (read more)

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Standing in a River Waving a Stick
Standing in a River Waving a Stick
by John Gierach
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Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With his inimitable combination of wit and wisdom, John Gierach once again celebrates... (read more)

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Trout Bum
Trout Bum
by John Gierach
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andlt;Iandgt;Rocky Mountain Streamsideandlt;/Iandgt; If you enjoy incisive comment, wry humor, and some inventive insight into trout and trout anglers, then andlt;Iandgt;Trout Bumandlt;/Iandgt; is just the book for you...this is highly intelligent stuff... (read more)

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Tight Lines: Ten Years of the Yale Anglers' Journal
Tight Lines: Ten Years of the Yale Anglers' Journal
by James Prosek
Review
and#8220;This is the liveliest collection of angling (and angling-related) pieces I have read in a long time. And we can be confident that James Prosek's wonderful watercolors, included as a bonus here, will be a part of the sport permanently.and#8221... (read more)

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The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island
The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island
by Linda Greenlaw
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After 17 years at sea, Linda Greenlaw decided it was time to take a break from being a swordboat captain, the career that would earn her a prominent role in Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm and a portrayal in the subsequent film. Greenlaw decided to... (read more)

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A Life Worth Living: The Adventures of a Passionate Sportsman
A Life Worth Living: The Adventures of a Passionate Sportsman
by Jack Hemingway
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"With this passionate memoir, Jack Hemingway certainly gives us a wonderful evocation of A LIFE WORTH LIVING."--A. E. Hotchner... (read more)

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No Shortage of Good Days
No Shortage of Good Days
by John Gierach
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“America’s best fishing writer” (Houston Chronicle) returns with more surprising, entertaining insights on fishing and on life, now in paperback. In No Shortage of Good Days John Gierach takes readers from the Smokies in Tennessee to... (read more)

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Rivers of the Heart
Rivers of the Heart
by Steve Raymond
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Filled with some of the best moments in a long fly-fishing life, this memoir shares the excitement and occasional agony of fishing for trout, salmon, steelhead, and saltwater gamefish in waters as far-flung as Canada and the Caribbean, northern... (read more)

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The One That Got Away: A Memoir
The One That Got Away: A Memoir
by Howell Raines
About the Author
Howell Raines is a Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran journalist and former executive editor of The New York Times. The author of three previous books, he was born and began his career in Alabama. He now lives with his wife, Krystyna, in Pennsylvania.... (read more)

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Gone Fishin': Ruminations on Fly Fishing
Gone Fishin': Ruminations on Fly Fishing
by William G Tapply
About the Author
"Fans of Tapply's mysteries often comment on his comfortable narrative voice - effortlessly charming - and he brings that same quality to his fishing essays. This is the best Tapply essay collection yet, and it belongs on the shelf with fish lit's other... (read more)

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Still Life with Brook Trout
Still Life with Brook Trout
by John Gierach
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"As always, Gierach deserves prominent placement among fishing's A-list literary writers." andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;iandgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt;... (read more)

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I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography, and Fly-Fishing
I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography, and Fly-Fishing
by Henry Winkler
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Now in paperback, this New York Times best-selling collection of humorous anecdotes and heartfelt observations from Henry Winkler shares the joy and wisdom hes accumulated while honing his skills as a fly-fisherman. An accomplished sportsman who... (read more)

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Ray Troll's Shocking Fish Tales: Fish, Romance, and Death in Pictures
Ray Troll's Shocking Fish Tales: Fish, Romance, and Death in Pictures
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First published in 1991 by Alaska Northwest, this book introduced a new audience to the often edgy, always observant and colorful fish art made semi-famous by the T-shirts and cards hauled out of the Northwest by fans of this Ketchikan artist. The... (read more)

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On the Run: An Angler's Journey Down the Striper Coast
On the Run: An Angler's Journey Down the Striper Coast
by David Dibenedetto
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“an original debut” Publishers Weekly (starred review)... (read more)

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Backcast: Fatherhood, Fly-Fishing, and a River Journey Through the Heart of Alaska
Backcast: Fatherhood, Fly-Fishing, and a River Journey Through the Heart of Alaska
by Lou Ureneck
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Inspired by his From the Ground Up blog for the New York Times, a beautifully written memoir about building and brotherhood Confronted with the disappointments and knockdowns that can come in middle age—job loss, the death of his mother, a health... (read more)

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The Founding Fish
The Founding Fish
by John Mcphee
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John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver... (read more)

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Fishing with Dad: 50 Great Writers Recall Angling with Their Fathers, Friends, and Favorite Colleagues
Fishing with Dad: 50 Great Writers Recall Angling with Their Fathers, Friends, and Favorite Colleagues
by John Bryan
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Fishing with Dad is a collection so full of life and energy that its difficult to put down. For anyone who picks up this assemblage of fishing memories between fathers and their children, the adventure of each experience will only whet their appetite for... (read more)

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Swimming with Trout
Swimming with Trout
by Chad Hanson
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A soliloquy on finding and catching trout by an obsessed practitioner of the fly fisher's art.... (read more)

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Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey
Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey
by James Prosek
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“James Prosek has eloquently demonstrated that angling is a kind of universal language: he has taken us on an unforgettable journey.”” Thomas McGuane, author of The Cadence of Grass and The Longest Silence: A Life in... (read more)

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