Recommended books to help you get started. All available from Amazon.com
Here are our favorite books to get you started. All available through Amazon.com – a trusted source.
The L.L. Bean Ultimate Book of Fly Fishing
“If you’re looking for a reference to getting started in fly-fishing, or looking for advanced instruction in technique, it’s a winner.”–The Montana Standard
Fly Fishing Made Easy, 4th: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced
For beginners eager to land their first fly-caught fish and for more experienced anglers looking to advance their skills.
The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, Completely Revised and Updated with Over 400 New Color Photos and Illustrations
“This Guide may be the single most valuable item a novice angler can buy . . . and most of us would do well to re-read the sections on flies, fly selection, and stream tactics every spring before pulling on our waders for the first time.” –Rod & Reel
The Orvis Vest Pocket Guide to Leaders, Knots, and Tippets: A Detailed Field Guide to Leader Construction, Fly-Fishing Knots, Tippets and more
One of the best books showing a variety of knots used when fly fishing. A must!
The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing (Little Red Books)
A pocket guide that offers insightful, plainspoken, expert advice for every fly fisher.
Reading Trout Water: 2nd Edition
Fantastic book illustrating where trout are lurking and feeding and how to place your fly to get them to rise.
Handbook Of Hatches: Introductory Guide to the Foods Trout Eat & the Most Effective Flies to Match Them
In Handbook of Hatches teaches how to match the hatch and not worry about identifying the insect until later, if at all, and to fish better, focus on shape, size, and color to choose the best fly for the situation.
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
The book that started the fly fishing revolution.
Joan Wulff’s Fly-Casting Techniques
The best book available describing techniques for casting. Includes many illustrations and photos to help you learn from a master teacher.