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Shupton's Fancy: A Tale of the Fly-Fishing Obsession
Shupton's Fancy: A Tale of the Fly-Fishing Obsession
by Paul Schullery
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A witty story of a legendary fisherman named Shupton and a modern-day angler's hunt for the pattern of Shupton's perfect fly.... (read more)

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No Fish Story
No Fish Story
by Kevin Heimbigner
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No Fish Story is a collection of true stories of Kevin Heimbigner and his family during their past 50 years of angling together. Heimbigner's humorous, informative, intense, and (at times) emotional tales take place on small streams, tranquil lakes... (read more)

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Lines on the Water: A Fly Fisherman's Life on the Miramichi
Lines on the Water: A Fly Fisherman's Life on the Miramichi
by David Adam Richards
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The award-winning author of "Mercy Among Children" takes readers on an unforgettable journey to the famed Miramichi River, where he casts light on the magical allure of fly-fishing.... (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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The New York Times has called James Prosek "the Audubon of the fishing world," and in Fly-Fishing the 41st, he uses his talent for descriptive writing to illuminate an astonishing adventure. Beginning in his hometown of Easton, Connecticut, Prosek... (read more)

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Every Day Was Special: A Fly Fisher's Lifelong Passion
Every Day Was Special: A Fly Fisher's Lifelong Passion
by William G. Tapply
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"Its been a lifelong, ever-expanding journey, with many big ?sh and faraway waters and dramatic moments . . . and yet I dont think any of those moments or any of those places or ?sh has thrilled me any more than seeing the twitch of my ?y line where it... (read more)

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The Big One: An Island, an Obsession, and the Furious Pursuit of a Great Fish
The Big One: An Island, an Obsession, and the Furious Pursuit of a Great Fish
by David Kinney
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Published to rave reviews in hardcover and purchased by DreamWorks in a major film deal, The Big One is a spellbinding and richly atmospheric work of narrative journalism in the tradition of Friday Night Lights. Here is the story of a community—... (read more)

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The Fly Fisherman's Guide to the Meaning of Life: What a Lifetime on the Water Has Taught Me about Love, Work, Food, Sex, and Getting Up Early
The Fly Fisherman's Guide to the Meaning of Life: What a Lifetime on the Water Has Taught Me about Love, Work, Food, Sex, and Getting Up Early
by Peter Kaminsky
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The fly fisherman is a unique breed of sportsman—he loves the sparkle of sunlight dancing off a trout stream, the surreal beauty of a mayfly hatch on a spring day, and the heart-thumping eruption of a surface strike by a large trout. Here Peter... (read more)

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Hilarious Fishing Cartoons
Hilarious Fishing Cartoons
by John Troy
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Any angler who has ever been out-fished by a beginner with a twig and some twine or questioned whether bass are smarter than he is will be in good company here. Hilarious Fishing Cartoons pokes fun at every kind of angling absurdity. Tiers struggling to... (read more)

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Troutsmith: An Angler's Tales and Travels
Troutsmith: An Angler's Tales and Travels
by Kevin Searock
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Whether standing in a quiet Wisconsin creek, by a high-country lake in Wyoming, or on the grassy margins of England's hallowed chalkstreams, Kevin Searock believes anglers are driven by a vision: "There are things on this good Earth that only the... (read more)

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Crazy for Rivers
Crazy for Rivers
by Bill Barich
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"That autumn, I went a little crazy for rivers," writes Bill Barich, and this charming volume captures the essence of this obsession. The hours he spent on various streams became a kind of meditation on family, friends, and the natural world. To anyone... (read more)

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Fishing Up North: Stories of Luck and Loss in Alaskan Waters
Fishing Up North: Stories of Luck and Loss in Alaskan Waters
by Brad Matsen
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From the super-heated decade when fishing fleets turned king crab into fortunes, to the annual circus of Bristol Bay's monster salmon runs, to the bucolic life of the open-ocean trawler, the true stories in "Fishing Up North" carry the flavor of the... (read more)

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Murphy's Laws of Fishing
Murphy's Laws of Fishing
by Henry Beard
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The only way fishing could be trickier would be if water could catch fire. When its been one of those days when the fish didnt bite—except for the one that got away (it was BIG, too!)—anglers can open this book and find solace. Murphys Laws... (read more)

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Vermont River: The Classic Portrait of a Man and His River
Vermont River: The Classic Portrait of a Man and His River
by W D Wetherell
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Trout magazine selected this brilliant year-in-the-life chronicle as one of the thirty best fly-fishing books of the previous thirty-five years: it is a book of rare and genuine beauty, a celebration of fly fishing, the natural world, and the life of a... (read more)

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100 Years of Fishing: The Ultimate Tribute to Our Fishing Tradition (Country Sports)
100 Years of Fishing: The Ultimate Tribute to Our Fishing Tradition (Country Sports)
by Voyageur Press
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Voyageur Naturally is your one-stop resource for books about nature and country sports. We have one of the largest selections available for both young adult and adult readers. Zoos and aquariums, natural history museums, gift shops, sporting book... (read more)

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Fishing Minnesota: Angling with the Experts in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
Fishing Minnesota: Angling with the Experts in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
by Greg Breining
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Fishing is more than catching fish. It is travel, nature, adventure, friendships, and discovery. In Fishing Minnesota, Greg Breining tags along with expert anglers and reports what they have spent years learning. He fishes for Lake Superior steelhead... (read more)

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Chasing Records: An Angler's Quest
Chasing Records: An Angler's Quest
by Robert Jr Cunningham
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For most anglers, catching a world-record fish is something they can only fantasize about. "Maybe," the angler thinks, "I'll get lucky." But if the reason you fish is to catch world-record fish, then luck is only a very small part of it, as Robert... (read more)

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