Books, DVDs & Maps

Fly Patterns By Fishing Guides
Item # 442876
$26.95


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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Smallmouth Fly Fishing
Item # 442883
$29.95


BACK IN PRINT: "SMALLMOUTH FLY FISHING" The Best Techniques, Flies and Destinations by Tim Holschlag. 15-chapters of instruction. 40 Best smallmouth flies. 100 top smallmouth destinations. Cutting edge presentations. How to catch smallies in any size water. Targeting big bronzebacks. It's all here, brilliantly written in a "no nonsense" fashion with over 200 illustrations and photo's. Softbound, 326-pages.
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California's Best Fly Fishing
Item # 442890
$29.95


NEW! "CALIFORNIA'S BEST FLY FISHING" featuring premier streams and rivers from NORTHERN CALIFORNIA to the EASTERN SIERRA. Whether you want to crack the code of Northern California's legendary wild-trout waters, learn the best floats on the Sac, or fish for steelhead, stripers, and shad on the American River, this guide is the best place to start for a successful fishing trip. With stunning photos, detailed maps and hatch charts for each river, photos and recipes of the most effective fly patterns, and insider information from local guides and outfitters, California's Best Fly Fishing is an essential reference for the best fishing in the state. Softbound, 6" x 9" format, full color, 226-pages.
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Feather Brain
Item # KB137
$24.95


NEW BOOK! "FEATHER BRAIN" by Drew Chicone, including insights from nine top saltwater fly tiers, including Bob Clouser, Joe Mahler, Jonny King, Jon Cavel, Bob Popovics, Norm Zeigler, and Chris Helm. Wonderful step-by-step tying instructions and explanations of how the author designed 14 winning saltwater flies. Drew's shares his own creative thought process to help you design your own effective patterns, PLUS advice on tying with saltwater materials, and fixing typical problems. FEATHER BRAIN is a great roadmap for tying better looking and better performing saltwater flies. Softbound, 8 1/2" x 11", 444 color photos, 168-pages.


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Why I Fish
Item # KB138
$19.95


WINNER: Best New Book, 2013 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show

"WHY I FLY FISH: PASSIONATE ANGLERS ON THE PASTIME'S APP EAL AND HOW IT'S SHAPED THEIR LIVES - Chris Santella, bestselling author of the Fifty Places series, is back in action with the inspirational gift book Why I Fly Fish. Based on 25 interviews with fly-fishing professionals and celebrity hobbyists alike, Why I Fly Fish encapsulates the life lessons fly-fishing aficionados have learned from their favorite pursuit. Featured contributors include Donald Trump Jr., Bill Ford (CEO of Ford Motor Company), Conway Bowman (host of several flyfishing TV programs), actor Henry Winkler, Lefty Kreh (the world's best-known fly-fisherman) and many more. With personal photographs by the contributors themselves, Why I Fly Fish is an inspirational and intimate reflection on the beloved sport and pastime. Hardbound, 7" x 8", 160-pages, full color
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The Founding Flies
Item # KB140
$39.95


NEW! THE FOUNDING FLIES: 43 American Masters, Their Patterns & Influences by Mike Valla. An amazing account of the major developments in the ways in which artificial flies were thought about, tied, and fished in the United States over the period from the mid-1880s to the late 1960s. 43 American fly-tying masters from Marbury to Marinaro, Gordon to Grant. Color photos and recipes for nearly 300 flies. Hardbound, 8 3/4" x 11 1/2", 311-pages.
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"Smallmouth Fly Tactics"
Item # KD141
$19.95


NEW DVD! "SMALLMOUTH FLY TACTICS" with Joe Warren. Learn Where, When & How to Fly Fish for Smallmouth Bass. Features Six Technique Demonstrations, Depth and Temp Charts. Discover the variety of unique flies that Joe uses for smallmouth. Streamers, crayfish, poppers, dries, attractors, nymphs, and even hair worms get a look. See how he rigs smallmouth leader systems, and adds weight. Watch as Joe demonstrates how to effectively fish different lines at different depths. A lot of respectable smallmouth are landed in this video, but more importantly you learn where to find them. Joe will help you understand the relationship between water temperatures and fishing depths. He explains what to use throughout the angling season, emphasizing pre and post spawn strategies. Joe Warren is a great fly angler and tier, and has spent years refining his smallmouth bass fishing techniques on rivers, streams, lakes and reservoirs. 90-minute DVD.

Joe Warren is a great fly angler and tier, and has spent years refining his smallmouth bass fishing techniques on rivers, streams, lakes and reservoirs. Joe s articles are published in numerous magazines, and he does instructional fishing and tying presentations. He is known for his glass bead patterns.


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Streamers On Steroids
Item # KD142
$24.95


NEW GALLOUP DVD! "STREAMERS ON STEROIDS" - Kelly Galloup has been streamer crazy for decades, well before the release of his game-changing book, "Modern Streamers for Trophy Trout". In this video he takes tying articulated streamers to a new level, and shows us five of his most heralded creations. Kelly teaches you all the skills and steps needed to craft some of the most deadly big fish streamers ever. ARTICULATED STREAMER TIES: GALLOUP'S BARELY LEGAL, GALLOUP'S TIPS UP, GALLOUP'S PEARL NECKLACE, GALLOUP'S BOOGIE MAN and GALLOUP'S NANCY P. These Articulated Streamer Flies all have something special. The alternating layers of the Barely Legal put life deep into the fly. The Tips Up bass-popper tail raises when paused on the retrieve. The Pearl Necklace is a-blaze with new UV materials. The Nancy P. is Kelly's most lifelike crayfish ever. And the Boogie Man has it all with both wobbles and wiggles. Learn the Right Way to tie these streamers from the guy who invented them. Get Kelly's insight into how he now makes the connection between the tail and head of the fly. See the materials he incorporates that are revolutionizing the art of tying. Discover what it takes to make a streamer that will fish all day. 1 Hour 45 Minutes DVD.


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Predator
Item # KD143
$29.95


NEW DVD! "PREDATOR" by Gin Clear Media Fly fishermen have always lusted after big fish, those large predators that dominate the rivers, lakes and oceans in which they preside. Narrated by Greg French, PREDATOR explores the globe highlighting the most fascinating predators that can be taken with a fly rod. These large predators employ all sorts of techniques to maximise their chance of catching prey. Some, like the queenfish use pure speed to outrun and crush their prey in the surface film. Others like the rainbow trout of New Zealand's swamps use cunning and guile to get a feed. Regardless of the species, a film about fishing for the world's greatest predators is guaranteed to be a visual extravaganza. 50-min DVD plus bonus sections


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Mastering The Dead Drift: Indicator Nymphing Simplified & Perfected.
Item # KD144
$29.95


NEW DVD! "MASTERING THE DEAD DRIFT -INDICATOR NYMPHING SIMPLIFIED AND PERFECTED" by Aaron Jasper - Indicator-style nymphing enables anglers to present small flies to heavily pressured fish with precision. Rigging, casting, mending, fly and weight selection as well as several scenarios are covered. The casting and ending segments were filmed in slow motion with voice overs to enable viewers to easily learn the techniques. The rigging itself is at the heart of the "Dead Drift" technique, and variations on the rig depend on water type, depth, and speed. Shows you the leader needed to indicator nymph. Weight and fly selection are also covered, plus casting and mending techniques. Several on-stream scenarios bring it all together. 215-min DVD


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NEW! Skagit Master Volume 4: Cracking The Code Dvd
Item # KD145
$49.95


NEW DVD! "SKAGIT MASTER VOLUME-4; CRACKING THE CODE" with Jeff Mishler and Tom Larimer Presents concepts used in the first 3 Skagit Master DVDs and applies them to these varied waters of the Midwest. From Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Steelhead Alley in Ohio, Tom and his buddies use innovative big fly designs, Skagit heads and sink tips loaded on Sage ONE two-handed rods to hook and land many steelhead on the swing! Flies tied in Volume 4: 2 versions of Dave's Bad Hair Day, Firecracker Leech, Tube Leech, and Senyo's Artificial Intelligence. 2 DVD set, 140 min film + 40 min bonus material.


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