Your Favorite Books

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Dustin Bise, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Jack Murphy

    Jack Murphy Member

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    Trou Madness and Trout Magic.

    I read them every spring and sometimes in the winter. My copy of Trout Madness is special as it is a first edition and my deceased grandmother bought it for me as a present years ago.
     
  2. kamishak steve

    kamishak steve Active Member

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    i'm surprised roderick haig-brown hasn't been mentioned more. That guy managed to capture the very essence of what it means to be a fisher in the northwest before any of the other authors mentioned. as a fly fisher it's your duty to read everything he's ever written.
     
  3. Dan Nelson

    Dan Nelson Hiker, Fisher, Writer, Bum

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    I'm surprised this hasn't been listed yet, but I'll throw out Scott Waldie's "Travers Corners: Classic Stories About Fly Fishing and a Small Montana Town" and if you like that, go on it the two follow-up books. Great short stories about life in a small town, fly fishing, and growing older.
     
  4. Charles Sullivan

    Charles Sullivan dreaming through the come down

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    Steelhead Shangri-la blew my fucking mind.

    Sox win,
    cds
     
  5. Joe Smolt

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    Since this thread, I revisited A River Runs Throught It. Damn good book. Why? Great literature can tell a different story each time you read it. To me, Maclean makes Hemingway look like a wannabe. Been a long time to reread a classic.

    Joe
     
  6. Gray Struznik

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    Greased Line Fishing for Salmon & Steelhead by Jock Scott!!
     
  7. Brazda

    Brazda Fly Fishing guide "The Bogy House" Lodge

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    My first favorite was the Trey Combs steelhead fly fishing and flies 1972 version, some years later i dicovered John Gierach Sex death and fly fishing and finally my recient favorite is A good life wasted about the life of a Montana fishing guide,,,very good!