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Thought it might be fun and useful to post a list of my Fishing book collection here and hope others will do the same.

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Fishing anecdotes 22 Replies

 Here's a humorous anecdote from John Gierach in his book ' No shortage of Good Days': " I remember hanging out in a slightly tweedy fly shop one afternoon where the owner was promoting the first…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jun 5, 2016.

Field and Stream Magazines 20 Replies

Reading these old mags online is a blast! http://books.google.com/books/serial/ISSN:87558599?rview=1&lrFree digital…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Mar 7, 2015.

Fishing Library Contents 4 Replies

A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for Seventy-Five Years, Edward Ringwood Hewitt 1966 edition,Pub. Abercrombie and FitchHow to find Fish and Make Them Strike, by Joseph D. Bates Jr.,An Outdoor Life ,C1974…Continue

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Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Jun 15, 2013.

Zig's Learning Curve 3 Replies

Bluegill Bluegill Fly Fishing and FliesTerry & Roxanne WilsonFrank Amato Publications catching BluegillJohn TertulianiLotic Books Bluegills!Dave GenzBeaver's Pond Press The SunfishesJack…Continue

Started by Zig. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 9, 2010.

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Comment by John Sheehan on January 23, 2016 at 5:41pm
Comment by John Sheehan on January 23, 2016 at 5:28pm

Free reads ,what link?

Comment by James Feasel on January 23, 2016 at 5:17pm
Whoops-- mis spelled--- everson
Comment by James Feasel on January 23, 2016 at 5:15pm
Hey, I got one for ya. Available at most ebook retailers for free. Ballads from an unlucky fisherman by Lenny Everton. Poetry and the one called tackle box is quite humorous and I think most of us can relate. Another quick, curious free read is catfish & fish-cat by Michael allender.
Comment by John Sheehan on January 23, 2016 at 5:03pm

Welcome to the group Matt. Presently in the middle of my 2nd John Gierach book these days .Wife and sister -in-law Christmas presents :'No shortage of Good Days' is a multi species fly rod account like a Diary and has some clever humor in its delivery .Ya gotta sift through for good tips you may never use if your home waters or likely possible trips  don't apply however. It's a nice read nevertheless even if I don't get to fish the Colorado small waters as expressed in told in 'Fly Fishing Small Streams', which I read first .

Comment by John Sheehan on December 26, 2015 at 9:13am

Christmas Present Fishing books this year from Wife , Sister and Law and Nephew ! :

'No Shortage Of Good Days' ,John Gierach, C 2011 Simon and Schuster Paperbacks

'Fly Fishing Small Streams', John Gierach, C 1989 ,Stackpole books

'Worms Eat My Garbage'2nd Edition ,Mary Appelhof,,C1997, Flowerfield Enterprises ,LLC

'In-Fisherman; Critical Concepts 2 Crappie Location'In-Fisherman Staff, C2007

'Classic Fishing Lures and Tackle', Eric L.Sorenson, pub. 2011,Crestline

Comment by John Sheehan on December 6, 2014 at 1:30pm

That old ORVIS book has my eye !

Comment by James Feasel on December 6, 2014 at 12:33pm
Got another one by the Scottish guy titled Lines in Pleasant Places. I load a lot of books onto my phone for easy access entertainment. Read some sitting in a tree stand this fall. Sometimes titles hint of fish or fishing, and turn out not to be so. Easier to load and start reading instead of further research. Currently reading the Determined Angler and the Brook Trout. Others loaded and waiting: Recreations of Christopher North vol 1, Favorite Fish and Fishing, Fisherman's Luck and Other Uncertain Things, Angling Sketches, Jim Spurling Fisherman, the Cornish Fisherman's Watch Night and the River's End. This last title had no fishing connection, but was somewhat entertaining----same guy who wrote the Grizzly King which later became the movie--the Bear---1980 something.
Comment by John Sheehan on December 6, 2014 at 10:04am

Hey Jimvision! Which Seven Titles did you get ? A bucket list item is to fish Scotland someday .Visited Scotland once and want to go back.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 27, 2014 at 8:15pm

jimvision , you are welcome ! I, like you enjoy  the old world fishing history .

 

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