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Ribbons of Blue

By: Barnes, Antrim Pat; Shors, David

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Helena, MT, Helena Independent Record: 1997

Edition: Ltd. Ed. #68 of 132

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: U02395


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front, else like new. View more info

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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01229


(Description) Light bump to corner from shipping, esle new and unread! ***(Synopsis) Howells was an intensely private individual, and he valued his privacy most highly during his fishing sojourns. He once wrote, “I hide in the bushes so my customers can't find me …” Howells was also very secretive about his building techniques; but, with a limited group of rod builders, he willingly shared ideas. Thus, Howells craft lives on. In this, the first full biography wr... View more info

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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $389.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 100

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01395


Discounts not applicable for this book. (Description) Two volume set in slipcase containing signed and numbered 'Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells' Limited Edition biography and matching signed and numbered 'The Letters & Correspondence of Gary H. Howells'. The companion Letters volume will not be republished in any form, it is only available through the Limited Edition Two Volume Set. Both volumes cloth bound with highlights. Only ble... View more info

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Gentlemen Preferred Dry Flies

By: Black, William C.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Univ. of New Mexico Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00886


(Description) Brand new unread, clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) There is evidence that men have been fooling fish with fake flies for over 700 years, possibly much longer, going back to China and Macedonia and Rome. The first fly-fishing book, written in the early years of the fifteenth century but not published until 1496, was for many years attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, an English nun born some years before that. Subsequent evidence shows that she may not have b... View more info

Of Men and Mountains

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Ed, Ltr Printing

Seller ID: SNC064


(Description) Gift inscription to Syl Nemes. View more info

Deep Currents

By: Haig-Brown, Valerie

Price: $31.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00521


(Synopsis) A biography of the famous writer of fishing and children's books and his wife - written by their eldest daughter, drawing on personal diaries, letters and reminiscences. View more info

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Bache Hamilton Brown: The Father of Spin Fishing in America 

By: Halver, Robert

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2017

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 50 copies

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01484


(Synopsis) Bache Hamilton Brown was the father of spin fishing in America, the country’s first importer, manufacturer, and promoter of a style of angling that has become the dominant form of fishing in this country. He was one of the most important people in our country’s fishing history, even if he does not always get the recognition that he deserves. Here, for the first time, Robert Halver details the life and career of this important figure, from his childhood in ... View more info

River Keeper: The Life of William James Lunn

By: Hills, John Waller

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1947

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: SNC120


(Description) Moderate wear and fading to spine, with previous owner (Syl Nemes) name written in. View more info

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Carrie Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout & Salmon Flies

By: Hilyard, Graydon; Hilyard, Leslie

Price: $67.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Ed, Ltr Printing

Seller ID: AB01463


(Synopsis) Fly-tying legend Carrie Stevens of Upper Dam, Maine, created some of the most beautiful & enduring streamer patterns ever devised, including the Gray Ghost. This long-awaited book on her life & work includes never-before published color plates of original patterns, many of which were not known to exist, along with a biography illustrated with photos. Section on Carrie's technique, with dressings from over 100 streamers. Both a biography and a guide to the Stev... View more info

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Eight Points of Light

By: Johnson Jr., Victor R.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Vallejo, CA, EP Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01399


(Synopsis) Chronicles the lives of eight people that changed fly fishing and never got the credit they deserved for their efforts. Included are Theo Bakelaar, Art Nuemann, Tom Whiting, Jim Green, Hal Janssen, Myron Gregory, Dick Posey, and Pudge Kleinkauf. In addition to the book, this copy includes the DVD that contains audio and/or video on each of the eight people. View more info

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Art Flick; Catskill Legend

By: Keckeissen, Roger

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Livingston, MT, Grey Fox Variant, LLC: 2014

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01398


(Synopsis) Later in life Art Flick would become known as the Sage of the Schoharie, the stream which flowed but a few miles from his family’s and later his, Westkill Tavern. Early on, like everyone else, he drowned worms in the local waters. But after learning about fly fishing, he evolved into one of the most sophisticated dry fly anglers in the American lexicon of such fishers and makers of flies, a passion culminating in his Streamside Guide, first published in 1947... View more info

A Trout's Best Friend

By: Lilly, Bud; Schullery, Paul

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Co: 1988

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: SNC175


(Description) Mildest edgewear to spine ends, else a like-new book. View more info

A Trout's Best Friend

By: Lilly, Bud; Schullery, Paul

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1988

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02404


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front, else like new. View more info

Keep the Faith

By: Mack, Ernest

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Sparks, NV, Self-Published: 1998

Edition: Ltd. Ed. #9 of 50

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02289


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover. Signed and numbered by the Author. The Biography of a Nevada Brain Surgeon and Avid Fisherman View more info

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A Man of Some Importance: The Life of Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown

By: Metcalfe, E. Bennett

Price: $24.95

Publisher: West Vancouver, BC, James W. Wood Publishing: 1985

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01784


(Description) Light scuffs to unclipped jacket, else nearly like new. View more info

Wigwam: The Oldest Fishing Club in the State of Colorado…

By: Mumey, Nolie

Price: $194.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing: 1969

Edition: Ltd. Ed. #229 of 350

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02287


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover. Light edgewear. Illustrated by photographs and some color plates by David Whitlock. Includes slim volume of poetry in rear pocket. View more info

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Hugh Falkus; A Life on the Edge

By: Newton, Chris

Price: $69.95

Publisher: England, Medlar Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01442


(Synopsis) Hugh Falkus was a gifted and passionate writer, a compelling broadcaster and a mesmerising storyteller, as well as an inspiration to generations of anglers. His seminal work, Sea Trout Fishing - A Guide to Success firmly established him as the father of modern sea-trout fishing. Falkus's achievements were many and varied. He was a daring and highly competitive yachtsman, an outstanding sportsman and a talented actor, playwright and producer. A Life on the Edge... View more info

Brook Trout and the Writing Life

By: Nova, Craig

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1999

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: AB00716


(Synopsis) BROOK TROUT And The WRITING LIFE is an autobiography in which the essential way of giving thanks and of appreciating life is through fishing. From the first brook trout the author catches to the most recent, this book is a paean to the beauty of the fish View more info

Tommy Brayshaw: The Ardent Angler-Artist

By: Read, Stanley

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, University of British Columbia: 1977

Edition: Ltd. ED. #1603 of 2000

Seller ID: U01815


(Description) Slightest scuffs to corners. View more info

A Flyfisher's Life

By: Ritz, Charles

Price: $47.95

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: 1960

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: SNC223


(Description) Moderate edgewear, and at least one page with pencil notes in the margin. Unclipped jacket is missing the entire spine, and remainder has much edgewear and tearing, but now held together in a mylar cover. View more info