Tag Archives: fly-fishing books

Book Excerpt: How to Tie and Fish the Busted Stone

Written by: Rich Strolis


Merging natural with synthetic materials, the Busted Stone offers a great imitation of these rather complex insects.

Stoneflies will forever be one of my favorite insects to replicate and fish. Some species grow large, making them a joy to fish as you can see them easily on the surface of the water, and due to. . .

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Book Excerpt: How to Fish Streamers for Trout


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

This fat rainbow fell for a Bunny Streamer fished with a fast retrieve on Colorado’s Yampa River.
Photo by Jay Nichols

Streamers can be fished just like nymphs and wet flies—across-stream, upstream, and downstream. Streamers will take fish all of these ways, even dead-drifted directly . . .

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“Literary Treasures” by William G. Tapply


Bill Tapply fishes one of his beloved Montana spring creeks.
Photo via williamgtapply.com

“The literature of angling falls into two genres: the instructional and the devotional,” wrote William Humphrey in his satirical little novel My Moby Dick. “The former is written by fishermen who. . .

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Q&A With Kirk Werner, the Man Behind Olive the Woolly Bugger


Written by: Phil Monahan

Artist Kirk Werner shares his love of fly fishing and conservation with kids.
Photo courtesy Kirk Werner

Kirk Werner’s first two books for children—Olive the Little Woolly Bugger and Olive and the Big Stream—were first published in 2007. Since then, a third . . .

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