Books Saltwater Fishing and Tying

Fly Patterns By Fishing Guides
Item # 442876

NEW! FLY PATTERNS by FISHING GUIDES: 200 Flies That Really work by Tony Lolli - This brand-new how-to manual for fly tying enthusiasts is a book with a real difference! Most of the 200 patterns shown and described in these pages have never appeared anywhere in print until now. More important, all have proved effective, because all were created by professional fishing guides who now have agreed to share their secrets with the author and expert fisherman Tony Lolli. These are the flies that working guides give customers when fishing is unusually difficult. These flies catch fish when nothing else works. Tony Lolli opens his comments on this book's valuable collection with general instructions on fly-tying techniques. He devotes the rest of the book to photos and detailed instructions for tying each of these very special flies. Spiral bound, 7.5" x 9" format, 288-pages.

He separates flies into two general categories:

For freshwater species: Trout of all varieties, Atlantic Salmon, Pacific Salmon
For saltwater species: Striped bass, Bluefish, Bonefish, Marlin, Sailfish, and others
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Essential Saltwater Flies, Jaworoski
Item # KB035

NEW! "ESSENTIAL SALTWATER FLIES" by Ed Jaworowski. From the abundance of saltwater flies available today, Ed picks the essential, innovative flies that are the foundation of the sport - including the Deceiver, Surf Candy, and Gotcha. Flies that work for striped bass, bluefish, redfish, snook, weakfish, seatrout, snappers, jacks, yellowtail, bonito, bonefish, and tarpon. Includes clear tying instruction, razor sharp photos, knot-tying instructions and notes for fishing the flies. Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11", 128-pgs.
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Fly Fishing for Bonefish, Fernandez Adams
Item # KB036

FLY FISHING FOR BONEFISH by Chico Fernandez & Aaron Adams explores all aspects of the pursuit of bonefish with the fly rod. Learn the skills needed, as well as the techniques required to catch bonefish. Expert advise on tackle, flies, biology, ecology, destinations, guides, casting, fish fighting techniques and much more. Hardbound, 8-1/2" x 11", 208-pages.
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Fly Fishing for Striped Bass, Murphy
Item # KB037

NEW! "FLY FISHING FOR STRIPED BASS" by Rich Murphy. Rich is a completely self-taught saltwater fly fisher. He'll talk about gear, casting & retrieving techniques, striper behavior & physiology, structure-specific fishing tactics &, of course, his specially designed fly patterns. An energetic exploration of new ideas & techniques. Hardcover, 280-pgs.
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Fly Fishermans Guide to Saltwater Prey, Adams
Item # KB040

NEW! "FLY FISHERMAN'S GUIDE TO SALTWATER PREY" How to Match Coastal Prey Fish and Invertebrates with the Fly Patterns That Imitate Them, by fisheries biologist Aaron J. Adams, Ph.D. The complete reference for matching coastal prey fish and invertebrates with the fly patterns that imitate them. Photos of gamefish prey, information on the habitats, locations, and seasons the prey are most likely found. Photos and recipes of the flies to imitate them, as well as fishing advice. The focus is on fly fishing for coastal gamefish in warm-temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions. Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/4", 224-pgs.
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Redfish on the Fly, Kuminski
Item # KB041

NEW! "REDFISH ON THE FLY" by Capt. John Kumiski. In this thoroughly revised and updated guide to catching redfish, John shares how the fish behave, what tackle & flies to use for every condition, how to find & see fish, how to properly present the fly, what NOT to do, tricks & tactics for skiff fishermen, paddle fishermen, & wade fishermen, how to find & catch BIG reds, & how the top fly fishing guides in every state find & catch redfish. Softbound, 288-pgs, 5.5" x 8.5".
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Sight Fishing the Flats and Beyond, Karas
Item # KB042

NEW! "SIGHT-FISHING THE FLATS AND BEYOND" by sight-fishing guide and Captain, Nick Karas. Effective sight-fishing tactics for a variety of species, including striped bass, bluefish, spotted sea trout, snook, permit, bonefish, and barracuda. Nick tells how to choose fly-fishing tackle, flies, spinning gear, and boats to maximize your flats fishing. Tips on sight-fishing the surf, mini-flats, tidal ponds, and shallow water. Softbound, 8-1/2" x 11", 112-pgs.
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Striped Bass Flies, Klausmeyer
Item # KB043

NEW! "STRIPED BASS FLIES: PATTERNS OF THE PRO'S" by David Klausmeyer. 80 terrific flies used by experienced bass fly-fishing guides from coast to coast. Interviews are combined with complete fly recipes - including easy-to-follow step-by-step tying sequences with detailed color photos. Also, a thorough discussion of fishing for striped bass throughout it's range. Hardbound, 8.5" x 11", 160 pgs.
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Fly Fishers Guide To Alaska
Item # KB051

"FLY FISHERS GUIDE" BOOKS contain the latest, most up-to-date information for each area discussed. Dozens of maps with access points, river mileage, campsites, and boat ramps as well as stream facts, hatch charts, recommended flies, flieshops/outfitters, accommodations, restaurants, peak seasons, airports and much more. Softbound with Lay-Flat Binding. THE BEST!
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All The Best
Item # KB074

"ALL THE BEST: CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF LEFY KREH" by Flip Pallot, with contributions from the fly fishing community. If there is such a thing as "a book you can't put down", this is it. The amazing life story of the undisputed father of modern American fly fishing is presented through Flip's colorful, entertaining writing and dozens of short stories and comments from those who have been lucky enough to know and fish with Lefty throughout his life. Over 269 photographs, many taken by Lefty himself, create a virtual photographic history of modern fly fishing adventure. Lefty has taught several generations of anglers how to love the sport. He has fought in historic battles, traveled the globe, and dined with presidents. A strain of anthrax is named after him, and one of his fly designs has been commemorated on a U.S. postage stamp. Learn about Lefty's life from the early days in Frederick, Maryland, when his family struggled through the Great Depression, to his years in Miami as the director of the world's most prestigious big-game fishing tournament, followed by his long career as an outdoor writer for the Baltimore Sun and a contributing editor for countless fly-fishing magazines. Hardbound, 216-pages, big 11 1/4" x 9 1/2" format. $60 - AUTOGRAPHED COPIES WHILE THEY LAST!

See the companion DVD to this book, item KD039, "ALL THE BEST: A CONVERSATION WITH LEFTY KREH & FLIP PALLOT"
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Casting With Lefty
Item # KB076

NEW BOOK! "CASTING WITH LEFTY KREH" - Casting should be nearly effortless. If you understand fly-casting mechanics and how to adapt them to various fishing conditions, your casting will greatly improve. That has been Lefty's philosophy since he began teaching fly casting over fifty years ago. Lefty shows how to get rid of a tailing loop, throw a slack-line cast, and roll cast better, as well as casts for tight quarters, in wind, casting with weighted flies and lines, and distance casts. 40+ casts covered in step-by-step detail in 1110 full-color photos and 17 illustrations. Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11" format, 468 pages.
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"High Rollers" Fly Fishing For Giant Tarpon
Item # KB089

NEW BOOK! "HIGH ROLLERS" FLY FISHING FOR GIANT TARPON - In High Rollers, artist and hardcore angler Bill Bishop tackles all aspects of tarpon fishing -- from building leaders to bringing fish in quickly. Each chapter explores the core aspects of tarpon fishing in detail, including step-by-step instructions for tying IGFA leaders; the nuances of finding, casting to, hooking, and fighting giant tarpon; and insights and tips for running the boat, seeing fish, and reading the fish's behavior. In addition to the technical aspects, Bishop's stories and humor take a look at the personal side of fishing, reminding us that despite the serious undertaking of battling a 150-pound tarpon, fishing is still supposed to be fun. With over 120 detailed pen-and-ink illustrations and stunning photos by photographer Mark Hatter, this book will help anyone who wants to hook, and land, more silver kings. Detailed illustrations and text provide insight into tying and rigging lines and leaders, boat-handling tips, approaching and feeding fish, setting the hook, fighting and landing fish quickly and safely, and much more. Hardbound, 7 1/4" x 9 1/8" format, 152-pages.
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