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Category Archives: Fly Fishing Books
Today, as I was going about my office routine, our warehouse manager brought a new arrival to the front desk. I pondered the cover for a moment, fully prepared to be underwhelmed. Another fly tying book, cleverly titled Flytying. Brilliant! … Continue reading
If you’re interested in the fly fishing publishing biz, check out these Q&As from Rob Russell with the publisher of Stackpole Books and the editor of Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Journal.
Mark your calendars folks. Two of our favorite fly fishing writers are coming to Tsunami Books in Eugene on October 16 for a free reading and book signing. John Larison, author of The Complete Steelheader and Northwest of Normal, and … Continue reading
Ever hear of a trout stream called the Henry’s Fork? It’s a trib of the Snake River that flows through our neighbor-state of Idaho. It’s one of the most challenging trout streams in the world–a large, often glassy spring creek, … Continue reading
We’ve got a huge stack of Arlen Thomason’s Bugwater in the shop today, and Arlen will be on hand to sign books at The Caddis Fly from 3pm-6pm tomorrow. Read Bugwater review here.
Bugwater is the most exciting and revelatory book on the behavior of aquatic insects I have ever seen. Arlen’s photography rivals that of Ted Fauceglia, with special emphasis on capturing characteristic behaviors in the wild. I can only imagine the … Continue reading
Looking for gift ideas? There were 266 new books and DVDs released into the fly fishing marketplace in 2009. That’s down significantly from 2008, when 499 titles were released. The soft retail market drove different responses from the various publishers. … Continue reading
John Larison’s The Complete Steelheader has changed the way I fish more than any other book I’ve read. There are lots of other books out there that have had an effect on my life, fishing philosophy, etc. But no other … Continue reading
Inventing Montana by Ted Leeson Fans of Ted Leeson will be very pleased to know that his latest book, Inventing Montana, Dispatches from the Madison Valley, is now available at the Caddis Fly. Leeson is well known as one of … Continue reading
If you’re in love with the North Umpqua, you need to read Pat McRae’s new book about fly fishing 12 months a year on Oregon’s finest wild steelhead river. You can pick up The North Umpqua Chronicles at the shop. … Continue reading
It’s about time. I mean, how many times do I have to go back and re-read The River Why, wishing there was another book, wishing there was another author who could capture the rain-soaked, moss-covered, sleep-deprived psychosis of life as … Continue reading
Our wild fish stocks are at a turning point in Oregon Dams are coming down. Studies are showing that inbred hatchery pukes are no substitute for (and are in fact complicit in the destruction of) native fish. Ocean conditions have … Continue reading