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The Striped Bass Chronicles
The Striped Bass Chronicles
by George Reiger
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The striped bass sustained American colonists through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and went west with nineteenth-century pioneers. During the past one hundred years, however, Atlantic coastal stocks have been over-fished three times to the... (read more)

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Hemingway on Fishing (00 Edition)
Hemingway on Fishing (00 Edition)
by Jack Hemingway
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"Hemingway on Fishing" is a full, diverse, and fascinating collection of the great novelist's writing about fishing. From the early Nick Adams stories and the memorable chapters on fishing the Irati River in "The Sun Also Rises" to such late classics as "... (read more)

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An Honest Angler: The Best of Sparse Grey Hackle
An Honest Angler: The Best of Sparse Grey Hackle
by Patricia Sherwood
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Sparse Grey Hackle is the icon of the golden age of fly fishing, the confidant and recorder of the first generation of fly fishers - George LaBranche, Edward Hewitt, Harry and Elsie Darbee, and Vincent Marinaro, to name a few. An Honest Angler is a full... (read more)

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The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told
The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told
by Nick Lyons
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The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. Tales of baiting, angling, and the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Guy... (read more)

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Opening Days: A Fly Fisherman Writes
Opening Days: A Fly Fisherman Writes
by Richard Chiappone
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With this eclectic collection of essays, short stories, and poems, Richard Chiappone elongates the fishing-writing genre like a perfect backcast, suggesting that he finds almost anything a fisherman does interesting--anything but the actual fishing. He... (read more)

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Fishing Giants and Other Men of Derring-Do
Fishing Giants and Other Men of Derring-Do
by Robert Boyle
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Robert H. Boyle collects eccentrics the way the characters he brilliantly portrays collect flies or trophies. These profiles, most of which have appeared in Sports Illustrated over the past three decades, are by turns outrageous, hilarious, and ingenious.... (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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Fishing the Northwest: An Angler's Reader (Northwest Readers)
Fishing the Northwest: An Angler's Reader (Northwest Readers)
by Glen A Love
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Anglers and armchair anglers alike will delight in this rich collection of twenty-two stories and essays. Work from both established and emerging authors shows that some of the region's best writing flows straight from its rivers.... (read more)

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Hoover, the Fishing President
Hoover, the Fishing President
by Hal Elliott Wert
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Herbert Hoover had a life-long passion for fishing. The sport offered relief from the pressures of first business and civil service and later the presidency. He fished throughout the United States, In the last year of his life he wrote a small book about... (read more)

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The Finest Kind: The Fishermen of Gloucester
The Finest Kind: The Fishermen of Gloucester
by Kim Bartlett
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This powerful work brings the reader along with the fishermen as they plow the treacherous sea in search of the elusive and dwindling schools of fish. Kim Bartlett lets us hear the men speak and puts us right on the boat with them.... (read more)

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All Fishermen Are Liars
All Fishermen Are Liars
by Linda Greenlaw
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inda Greenlaw, the New York Times bestselling author of The Lobster Chronicles and The Hungry Ocean, brings us a riveting and uproarious collection of tales of fishing and adventure at sea.... (read more)

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The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors
The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors
by Ian Frazier
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In The Fish's Eye: Essays About Angling and the Outdoors, Ian Frazier explores his lifelong passion for fishing, fish, and the aquatic world. He sees the angler's environment all around him--in New York's Grand Central Station, in the cement-lined pond... (read more)

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At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman
At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman
by John Gierach
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Proving that fishing is not just a part-time pursuit, At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman takes us through a year with America's favorite fishing scribe, John Gierach, who dedicates himself to his passion despite his belief that "In the long run... (read more)

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Compleat Angler (96 Edition)
Compleat Angler (96 Edition)
by Izaak Walton
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The 1676 fifth edition of this timeless classic is reproduced with stunning nineteenth-century woodcuts and engravings and an Introduction by Howell Raines. The Compleat Angler is about how to dream, and that is why we love it". -- Howell Raines Since... (read more)

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Fishing with the Presidents
Fishing with the Presidents
by Bill Mares
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Anecdotal lore about our fishing presidents. Historic photos, political cartoons, excerpts from journals, letters, diaries, interviews. Lighthearted and entertaining. --Library... (read more)

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Luther Cohern S Salmon Camp Chronicles P
Luther Cohern S Salmon Camp Chronicles P
by Herb Curtis
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Luther Corhern, Miramichi guide and keeper of Cavender Bill’s Salmon Camp log, never met a fisherman in his life (other than Stan Tuney) who would tell you a lie. It’s a good thing, too — you’d have a job on your hands if you had to... (read more)

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Gone Fishin': Ruminations on Fly Fishing
Gone Fishin': Ruminations on Fly Fishing
by William G Tapply
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One of the premier outdoor writers takes a close look at the hows wheres and primarily the whys of his favorite... (read more)

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Fish Fights: A Hall of Fame Quest
Fish Fights: A Hall of Fame Quest
by Bob Rich
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When Bob "Bubba" Rich decided to embark upon his own quest--to qualify for the Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament Hall of Fame--he didn't realize the amount of strength he would need to accomplish his goals. By the time it all was over, he had... (read more)

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Fifty Favorite Fly-Fishing Tales: Expert Fly Anglers Share Stories from the Sea and Stream
Fifty Favorite Fly-Fishing Tales: Expert Fly Anglers Share Stories from the Sea and Stream
by Chris Santella
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For fishermen, the only thing more fun than catching fish are the stories they tell about those fish...and the ones that got away. Nobody knows that better than Chris Santella, author of the best-selling Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die. For his... (read more)

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Fly Fishing the River of Second Chances: Life, Love, and a River in Sweden
Fly Fishing the River of Second Chances: Life, Love, and a River in Sweden
by Jennifer Olsson
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Jennifer Olsson had a busy life in Bozeman, Montana. Mother to a young son and running a tackle shop alongside her husband, she was also much in demand as a fly-fishing guide. Then a letter arrived from a Swedish river-keeper named Lars. He had found... (read more)

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