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Still Life With Brook Trout

By: Gierach, John

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Riverside, NJ, Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00952

ISBN: 0743229940

Condition: As New


(Description) 1st Printing, with the 1st Issue dust jacket, with the spinning reel silhouette. (Synopsis) John Gierach's latest masterwork of streamside philosophy is a witty account of all that makes fishing unique & addictive. In Still Life with Brook Trout, he gives us more of the witty, poignant, and beguiling ruminations that only he seems capable of making, reminding us once again that there's so much more to fishing than rods and reels. View more info

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No Shortage of Good Days

By: Gierach, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00936

ISBN: 0743291751

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) In his new book about the delightful torture known as fly fishing, John Gierach again demonstrates the wit, eloquence, and insight that have become his trademarks. Consider this observation about fishing: ?From my own experience I can say that a bad back makes you hike slower, stove-up knees keep you from wading confidently, tendinitis of the elbow buggers your casting, and a dose of giardia can send you dashing into the bushes fifteen times in an afternoon, but although none of this is fun, it's discernibly better than not fishing.÷ Or this explanation for every fisherman's fascin... View more info

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Sex, Death and Fly-Fishing

By: Gierach, John

Price: $274.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01240

ISBN: 0671707388

Condition: As New


(Description) As New in As New DJ! As nice a copy as can be found! ***(Synopsis) From the irrepressible author of Trout Bum and The View from Rat Lake comes an engaging, humorous, often profound examination of life's greatest mysteries: sex, death, and fly-fishing. John Gierach's quest takes us from his quiet home water (an ordinary, run-of-the-mill trout stream where fly-fishing can be a casual affair) to Utah's famous Green River, and to unknown creeks throughout the Western states and Canada. We're introduced to a lively group of fishing buddies, some local experts and even an ex-girlfrien... View more info

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Trout Bum

By: Gierach, John

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02220

ISBN: 0871087154

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Light edgewear and scuffs to DJ with small stain, else very nice, clean, tight copy of this scarce title!! Stated First Edition, First Printing! *** (Synopsis) While most of us fly-fish to escape from daily life, for John Gierach and his friends fly-fishing IS a way of life. They are trout bums. But John Gierach is also an exceptional writer. The essays in Trout Bum are reflective and bitingly humorous. View more info

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Trout Bum

By: Gierach, John

Price: $98.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1987

Edition: 1st Ed, 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02221

ISBN: 0871087154

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) 2nd Printing. Light edgewear and scuffs to DJ with small stain, else very nice, clean, tight copy of this scarce title!! *** (Synopsis) While most of us fly-fish to escape from daily life, for John Gierach and his friends fly-fishing IS a way of life. They are trout bums. But John Gierach is also an exceptional writer. The essays in Trout Bum are reflective and bitingly humorous. View more info

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All Fishermen Are Liars

By: Gierach, John

Price: $36.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2014

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01234

ISBN: 145161831X

Condition: As New


(Description) Brand new Gierach book. ***(Synopsis) In All Fishermen Are Liars, the ever-popular Gierach shares insights, musings, and countless stories from the profound to the funny to the downright absurd that he’s collected over a lifetime of fishing. Traveling around North America, Gierach seeks out great fishing experiences with one goal in mind: to have a good time and maybe catch some fish. He talks about fashion in flies and fly-tying, about the mysteries of why certain flies work, and about the etiquette of fishing a popular spot. He reflects on how it feels to approach a new strea... View more info

Even Brook Trout Get the Blues

By: Gierach, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 1st Ed, Later Printing

Seller ID: AB01372

ISBN: 0671779214

Condition: As New


(Descritpion)2nd Printing. Like new book in unclipped jacket. ***(Synopsis) This wide-ranging and consistently entertaining collection by the world's most talked-about fishing writer will delight readers of Trout Burn and win him many new admirers. In Dances with Trout, Gierach roams from Alaska to Texas to Scotland in search of good fishing and even better fish stories. He has perceptive observations to make about such quintessential experiences as getting lost, anticipating a storm, fishing at night, and taking part in a fishing contest - a contest whose rules specified normal fishing condi... View more info

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Where the Trout Are All As Long As Your Leg

By: Gierach, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Ed, Later Printing

Seller ID: AB01378

ISBN: 1558210989

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) 4th printing. Like new book and jacket, covered in Mylar. ***(Synopsis) The secret places are the soul of fishing. It may be a private spring creek with armed guards where there are huge browns and lots of them, or it may just be an unknown beaver pond where a handful of brook trout have grown to a whopping eleven inches. In either case, it's a spot that, by the simple virtue of being left more or less alone, has reached its full potential.So begins this brilliant short book, in which half a dozen such places are featured. There is a pool made memorable because it is part of a... View more info

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Trout Bum

By: Gierach, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: 1st Ed, Later Printing

Seller ID: U01481

ISBN: 0871087154

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) 4th Printing. Jacket has one very small tear. *** (Synopsis) While most of us fly-fish to escape from daily life, for John Gierach and his friends fly-fishing IS a way of life. They are trout bums. But John Gierach is also an exceptional writer. The essays in Trout Bum are reflective and bitingly humorous. View more info

The View from Rat Lake

By: Gierach, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1988

Edition: 1st Ed, Later Printing

Seller ID: U01482

ISBN: 087108743X

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) 2nd Printing. like new book and jacket. ***(Synopsis) In 1987 John Gierach took a trip to Montana, to Rat Lake, which inspired this book, the sequel to his bestseller Trout Bum. When asked by a companion what he planned to write, I said I didn't know, but that I'd think of something, and it occurred to me that writing and fishing are alike in at least three ways: both demand a degree of persistence, both can turn out differently than you'd planned, and both are worth doing for their own sakes - even if you don't get what you're after, that is, either fish or money. View more info

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Fool's Paradise

By: Gierach, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Riverside, NJ, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01556

ISBN: 0743291735

Condition: As New


*** (Synopsis) Gierach's fans have waited for a new book and Fool's Paradise will reel them in: great fish tales, lots of witty observations, and criticisms of all that's wrong with the world today, that is, everything that isn't fishing related and even some things that are. Everything is subject to scrutiny as Gierach weighs in on subjects as varied as cellphones and airports, pick-up trucks and secret streams. View more info

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Dances With Trout

By: Gierach, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01658

ISBN: 0671779249

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Book like new, in unclipped jacket with bump at top of spine. ***(Synopsis) This wide-ranging and consistently entertaining collection by the world's most talked-about fishing writer will delight readers of Trout Burn and win him many new admirers. In Dances with Trout, Gierach roams from Alaska to Texas to Scotland in search of good fishing and even better fish stories. He has perceptive observations to make about such quintessential experiences as getting lost, anticipating a storm, fishing at night, and taking part in a fishing contest - a contest whose rules specified normal ... View more info

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Fool's Paradise

By: Gierach, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Riverside, NJ, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01666

ISBN: 0743291735

Condition: Near Fine


*** (Synopsis) Gierach's fans have waited for a new book and Fool's Paradise will reel them in: great fish tales, lots of witty observations, and criticisms of all that's wrong with the world today, that is, everything that isn't fishing related and even some things that are. Everything is subject to scrutiny as Gierach weighs in on subjects as varied as cellphones and airports, pick-up trucks and secret streams. View more info

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A Fly Rod of Your Own

By: Gierach, John

Price: $31.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01482

ISBN: 1451618344

Condition: As New


***(Synopsis) John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing. He travels to remote fishing locations where the airport is not much bigger than a garage and a flight might be held up because a passenger is running late. He sings the praises of the skilled pilots who fly to remote fishing lodges in tricky locations and bad weather. He explains why even the most veteran fisherman seems to muff his cast whenever he’s being filmed or photographed. He describe... View more info

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Dumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers (In stock, shipping now!)

By: Gierach, John

Price: $26.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 2020

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01542

ISBN: 1501168584

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Brand new book, page signed by the Author! ***(Synopsis) In his latest fresh and original collection, Gierach shows us why fly-fishing is the perfect antidote to everything that is wrong with the world. View more info

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In Over My Waders

By: Gray Ugly (Jack Sayers)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Grand Junction, CO, Centennial Publications: 1993

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01048

ISBN: 1882418050

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) 26 chapters and episodes which will tickle the fancy of any fly fishermen. The author takes us all down and teaches us not to take ourselves too seriously. This edition is Gray Ugly's first book, and it is sure to place him squarely in the forefront as one of today's leading outdoor humorists. 144 pgs. View more info

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All Fishermen Are Liars; True Tales from the Dry Dock Bar

By: Greenlaw, Linda

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01276

ISBN: 1401300707

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) Just before Christmas, Linda meets up with her best friend and fellow fisherman Alden Leeman for lunch and a drink at the Dry Dock, a well-worn watering hole in Portland, Maine. Alden, the captain of Linda's first fishing expedition, has seen his share of mishaps and adventures at sea. When Linda shares memories of navigating her ship through one of the craziest storms she's ever seen, Alden quickly follows up with his own tales. Then other fishermen, who are sitting on the periphery attentively listening, decide to weigh in with yarns of their own. All Fishermen Are Liars brims wi... View more info

Jerk on One End: Reflections of a Mediocre Fisherman

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB00219

ISBN: 034542283X

Condition: As New


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Tight Lines and Dragonflies

By: Hughes, Stephen Ormsby

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Hagerstown, MD, Lippincott: 1972

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02225

ISBN: 0397008651

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear and tape marks, else clean and tight. Not clipped. *** (Synopsis) ARE YOU an angler who needs consolation in moments of distress or despair? The puzzled, exasperated wife of an angler? DO YOU sometimes think fishermen are fleeing their responsibilities, evading international issues, neglecting their children's education and generally letting the world go to hell? Then treasure this examination of the strange mental processes, eccentric behavior and unlikely rituals common to all anglers but deeply mystifying to other humans. It is a book that will gladden your he... View more info

Fumbling with a Flyrod: Stories From the River

By: James, Ian Colin

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Toronto, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01455

ISBN: 0002000423

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Like new book and Jacket. ***(Synopsis) Each one of the stories in Fumbling with a Flyrod is not only laugh-out-loud funny, but also manages to cleverly impart a gentle lesson on the philosophy and techniques of the sport. There are tips and tricks never before made public, and a handy appendix listing the dressings for all the patterns mentioned in the stories. View more info