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Looking to expand my library

Postby wgmiller » Sat Jul 25, 2009 5:39 pm

Any recommendations from this list: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?ur ... er&x=0&y=0 :?:

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby mb82 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:34 pm

Not the Orvis book. I have read it off and on, mainly when the shop is slow.

The Essential saltwater flys book is really cool, spent a lot of time looking through that one also.

And yes people I do work from time to time, it has been slow at the shop lately.
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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby bhorsley » Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:11 am

Essential Saltwater Flies by Ed Jaworowski --excellent book


this book is not too much i did a chapter in it Saltwater Fly-Fishing : From Maine to Texas by Don Phillips

Lefty's book is also full o r good info
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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby wgmiller » Sun Jul 26, 2009 1:16 pm

Thanks for the feedback fellas. I ended up ordering the Kreh book as I figured you can't go wrong with anything by Lefty. Can't wait to read it and hit the water in a month or so; really looking forward to getting on the saltwater to mix things up a bit!

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby Ctuk » Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:30 pm

Just finished #127

The Fly Fisherman's Guide to the Meaning of Life

Good easy read...

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby Piscator » Wed Jul 29, 2009 4:52 pm

The River Why by David J. Duncan is also a great recreational fly fishing read. Superb whit and humor. Not saltwater in subject, but something I think most fly fisherman could appreciate.


What is the general opinion from those of you who have read/use the Fly Fisherman's Guide to Saltwater Prey by Aaron Adams? With such a large range and number of bait species to familiarize yourself with regarding saltwater fly fishing, I found this book helpful in covering the vast majority of them, as well as providing ideas on flies matching each group and species.

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby Piscator » Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:37 pm

I have a copy of Fly-Fishing the South Atlantic Coast by J. Jacobs, which seems to have good depth describing the entire SE. Are there any other books or guides pertaining to SE coastal fly fishing that people have found particularly informative or useful? or any recommendations dealing specifically with NC or the OBX?

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby Piscator » Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:16 pm

Bump. See above questions. Still curious. :?:

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby wgmiller » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:05 pm

I gotta admit that I feel the Kreh book did a great job preparing me for fishing the OBX. Granted, I wasn't offshore, but the book covers so many different aspects of saltwater fly fishing that I felt quite prepared. That and the information Brian shares on this board. I don't know if there is anything specific to OBX/NC fishing as opposed to, say, SC or fishing further down the coast...

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Re: Looking to expand my library

Postby bhorsley » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:43 pm

if you can find a copy of Fly Fishing the Tidewaters by Tom Earnhardt--that is a good one.
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