The Joy of Fishing Books

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I’ve been fishing since I was a kid, and I’ve always loved reading fishing books. There’s something about the combination of beautiful photography, engaging writing, and practical advice that just gets me excited about fishing.

Over the years, I’ve read a lot of great fishing books, but here are a few of my favorites:

The Compleat Angle by Izaak Walton:

This classic book is a must-read for any angler. Walton writes beautifully about the art of fly fishing, and he shares his wisdom on everything from choosing the right gear to casting a perfect fly. amazon Compleat Angler book

How to Fly Fish for Trout: by Tom McCoy:

This is all you need to know to get started. If you are a guy or gal who just wants to try this sport and enjoy the little time you have to go fishing, this book will get you on the stream and catching fish sooner than the others. Besides, once you understand and, more importantly, experience what is offered here, all the other books will make much more sense. Also included in the Fish Tales section are true stories outlining strategies, tactics and techniques as well as descriptions of some of my favorite fishing spots .Amazon

Lefty Kreh’s Fly Fishing in Salt Water: 

This book is a comprehensive guide to saltwater fly fishing. Kreh covers everything from choosing the right gear to fishing for different species of saltwater fish.. Saltwater Fly Fishing: A Complete Guide book on amazon

Standing in a River Waving a Stick by John Gierach:

With his inimitable combination of wit and wisdom, John Gierach once again celebrates the fly-fishing life in Standing in a River Waving a Stick and notes its benefits as a sport, philosophical pursuit, even therapy: “The solution to any problem—work, love, money, whatever—is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be.” After all, fly-fishing does teach important life lessons, says Gierach—about solitude, patience, perspective, humor, and the sublime coffee break.get the book on amazon

The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing by Tom Rosenbauer:

This book is a comprehensive guide to fly fishing. Rosenbauer covers everything from the basics of fly fishing to more advanced techniques. Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing revised get the book on amazon

These are just a few of the many great fishing books that are out there. If you’re looking to learn more about fishing, I highly recommend checking out some of these books. They’re sure to inspire you to get out there and wet a line!

In addition to these classic fishing books, I also enjoy reading books that focus on specific types of fishing, such as bass fishing, trout fishing, and saltwater fishing. I also enjoy reading books that tell fishing stories and adventures. These books can be really inspiring and motivating, and they can help me to learn new things about fishing.

I also like to read books about the history of fishing and the different cultures that have developed around fishing. These books can be really fascinating and informative, and they can help me to appreciate the rich history of fishing.

No matter what type of fishing you’re interested in, there’s sure to be a great fishing book out there that’s perfect for you. So get out there and start reading! You won’t be disappointed.

Here are a few more tips for choosing the right fishing books for you:

Consider your skill level.

 If you’re a beginner, you’ll want to choose books that are aimed at beginners. These books will be easier to understand and will provide you with the basic information you need to get started.

Think about the type of fishing you want to do.

 If you’re interested in a specific type of fishing, such as bass fishing or saltwater fishing, look for books that focus on that type of fishing. These books will provide you with the information you need to be successful in that particular type of fishing.

Read reviews. Before you buy a fishing book.

take some time to read reviews from other anglers. This will help you to get an idea of whether or not the book is right for you. Check out these books on Amazon

Borrow books from the library.

 If you’re not sure if you want to buy a fishing book, you can always borrow it from the library first. This is a great way to try out a few different books before you commit to buying one.

I hope this helps you to find some great fishing books to read