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    The New North American Trout Fishing

    By John Merwin
    Hardcover: 340 pages
    Publisher: Book Sales (March 2000)
    Language: English
    ISBN 0-7858-1192-3

    I was browsing through Chapters bargain bins a few years back, when I spotted the hardcover version of his book priced at $4.99. It was originally priced at $37.00, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong. “Couldn’t go wrong”? Actually couldn’t go much better. This book is a wonderful mix of historical information about the early genesis of fly angling in North America (almost exclusively US ...
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    The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia
    J.D. McPhail
    approx 600 pages
    ISBN 978-0-88864-467-1

    I recently bought this book as a reference book for work. It gives information on all freshwater fishes in BC - native and introduced. Most books from BC are focused strongly on salmonids. The author, J.D. McPhail has been studying all species of fish, not just salmonids, his whole life and is probably the leading expert on the topic in BC. It covers equally the salmonids as it does the life history of the minnows or suckers. Believe me, these little guys can be far more interesting than ...
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    “The Essential Fly Tier”

    By J. Edson Leonard
    Illustrations by the Author
    Published 1976
    Prentice Hall Inc.
    ISBN 0-13-286112-7
    262 pages

    I picked this book up recently from a second hand book store. This edition is a soft cover reissue of a hard cover earlier version. As mentioned it is both written and illustrated by the author. J. ...
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    The West Coast Fly Fisher
    Authors: Brian Chan, Kelly Davison, Art Lingren, Harry Penner, Barry M. Thornton

    Compiled by: Mark Pendlington
    ISBN for softcover: 0-88839-440-3
    ISBN for hardcover: 0-88839-448-9
    Pages: 152
    Photographs: color!

    Review: Here is a book that gives you a basic overview of every single type of fly fishing that can be found on the west coast. An incredibly handy book, it utilizes the best experts from our province ...
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    The Masters on the Nymph

    Edited by J.Michael Migel and
    Leonard M. Wright,Jr.
    Published by Lyons & Burford, Publishers
    272 pps.

    Everyone who fly fishes for trout should know how to fish nymphs. As we all know, trout take the vast majority of their sustenance subsurface.The window for dry fly fishing, even on the best trout ...
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    Author: John Shewey
    Publisher: Frank Amato Publications
    ISBN - 1-57188-232-4 (soft cover)
    ISBN - 1-57188-233-2 (hard cover)

    Pages: 160; 12 chapters; a gallery of dressings; extensive bibliography and index for cross referencing.
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    By Roderick Haig-Brown
    ISBN: 0-295-95932-0
    (Fourth Printing with an introduction by Nick Lyons)
    189 pages, 18 Chapters.

    “Good sense and gentle wisdom rooted in long experience never go out of fashion” are Nick Lyons’ first words which fittingly introduce us to the coming words of a legendary fisherman. Some ...
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