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Leaves from a Steelheader's Diary

By: Alevras, John

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2010

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 100

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01565

ISBN: 1571884653

Condition: As New


(Description) One of 100 specially bound copies, in burgandy colored slipcase with a Steelhead Fly tied by the Author inset into the front panel of the slipcase cover. Numbered and signed by the Author and Illustrator on a limitation page bound intothe front. ***(Synopsis) Faithfully documents the realities of fly-fishing for steelhead, the good days, the bad days, the joys of small personal victories, the sadness of failures, the irritation of rivers in spate, & the joys of being in the places where steelhead fly-fishing takes you. 158 pgs. View more info

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Snake River Fly Fishing: Through the Eyes of an Angler

By: Allen, Boots

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2010

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 95 copies

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00951

ISBN: 1571884599

Condition: As New


(Description) One of an un-numbered Limited Edition of 95 copies. Signedby the Author on a limitation page boud in at the front. ***(Synopsis) From the spectacular Teton Wilderness, downstream 195 miles to just below the confluence with the Henry's Fork, this book will take you on a fly-fishing journey. In his book the author shares his best fly patterns along with color photographs and dressings. Fly-fishing strategies; reading the water; hatches and timing; trout foods; and where to find your fish are all included in this comprehensive book. The Snake River has a long history among fly fishe... View more info

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Innovative Flies and Techniques

By: Beatty, Al; Beatty, Gretchen

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2005

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 125 copies

Inscription: Signed by both Authors

Seller ID: AB00012

ISBN: 1571883495

Condition: As New


(Description) Limited Edition of 125 Signed/Numbered copies. ***(Synopsis)While working on The Federation of Fly Fishers Fly Pattern Encyclopedia it quickly became clear to the Beattys that another book was necessary. Many of the flies in the Encyclopedia were worthy of more than just a fly plate and dressing, so they are included in this book with step-by-step photos and descriptions. They've also included many new flies, but each is included for the same reasons: the pattern is an innovative design, a simple but effective idea, or makes improvements on an existing fly. This book is so mu... View more info

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Bamboo Rod Making: Making Split Bamboo Bait Casting Rods from Finished Blanks

By: Bell, Don A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01159

ISBN: 1936702339

Condition: As New


(Description) Limited to 100 Numbered copies. 7 x 5, small 8vo desktop sized. ***(Synopsis) In 1936, a rodmaker with thirty years of experience under his belt took out advertisements in the back of a number of sporting journals. His name was Don A. Bell, and he had just authored a book on rodmaking called Making Bamboo Rods. It was a book unique in the annals of rodmaking. Bell's book was not your ordinary rodmaker's work. Instead, it was an introductory work on one of the most overlooked of all the rodmaker's subjects: the split bamboo bait casting rod. In this work, Don A. Bell showed an app... View more info

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Making Strip-Built Fly Rods from Various Woods on a Lathe

By: Betts, John

Price: $134.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2007

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00108

ISBN: 1571884114

Condition: As New


(Description) One of the Signed/Numbered leatherbound limited edition of 150 copies of this book. Includes an original pencil drawing by the author dedicated to that particular volume. No two drawings are the same. Drawings are numbered matching the limitation number of the book, tipped in at the FFEP. *** (Synopsis) JOHN BETTS' MAKING STRIP-BUILT FLY Rods from Various Woods on a Lathe, entirely hand wrought, is a landmark in our sport. It is, to be sure, about making rods of various woods. It is also an intricately woven commentary on the history of angling: its crafts, its theories, and i... View more info

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Synthetic Flies; Flies with an 'Edited Hackle'; & Catch the Hatch

By: Betts, John

Price: $278.95

Publisher: Croton, MA, Reel Lines Press: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01145

ISBN: 1936702401

Condition: As New


(Description) Limited Edition of 100 individually signed, dated ('12) and numbered books, each featureing a unique remarque. ***(Synopsis) This book aspires to re-introduce three of John Betts' early works to a new generation of fly tiers and anglers. The originals were privately published and have become rare gems in fly tying literature. The three books re-published here are: Synthetic Flies (1980) explores the use of synthetic materials and introduces innovative materials along with tying and coloration techniques; Flies with an 'Edited Hackle' (1982) examines alternative materials and tech... View more info

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Remarques

By: Betts, John

Price: $244.95

Publisher: Croton, MA, Reel Lines Press: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01146

ISBN: 1936702282

Condition: As New


(Description) Remarques is limited to 100 un-numbered copies. The pages are a heavy natural paper that closely replicates the original. Foreword by Michael Hackney. (Small 5.25 x 5.25 volume) ***(Synopsis) Remarques celebrates the angling art of John Betts. The book showcases 102 original pencil drawings depicting angling scenes, trout, aquatic insects, and flies. Individually, each sketch tells a little tale; as a collection, they tell a captivating visual story recognized by every fly-fisher. View more info

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Fly Fishing California's Great Waters

By: Blanton, Dan

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2003

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 119

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01558

ISBN: 1571882928

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) One of the Limited Edition of 119 copies signed by the Author on a card tipped in behind the front cover. ***(Synopsis) California has some of the best fly-fishing destinations around, and now Dan Blanton, one of the most well-known of California’s fly-fishermen, shares his 45 years of knowledge and experience fishing these great eleven waters. View more info

Designing Trout Flies

By: Borger, Gary A.

Price: $274.95

Publisher: Wausau, WI, Tomorrow River Press: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00976

ISBN: 0962839221

Condition: As new


{Website discounts not valid on this title, please call if other books are being ordered with a discount code} (Description) Limited Edition #78 of 450 copies, bound in full letherette and housed in matching slipcase. *** (Synopsis) Designing Trout Flies is a refreshingly new, idea book overflowing with practical information to help you recognize that just right fly - for both opportunistically and selectively feeding trout. In addition to a thorough discussion of the primary and secondary triggering characteristics of each of the fish's food organisms, Gary presents stimulating and highly in... View more info

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Sea Level: Adventures of a Saltwater Angler

By: Cardenas, Jeffrey;Buffett, Jimmy

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Stone Harbor, NJ, Meadow Run Press: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB00403

ISBN: 188696713X

Condition: As New


(Description) One of 1500 copies (1st printing) nicely bound and housed in a slipcase. *** (Synopsis) This is a collection of vivid essays on saltwater fly fishing written over the past twenty years. Sea Level is a pure delight--so filled with fresh original language that it forms a unique portrait of an artist, a writer, and an expert angler and naturalist. And it is the author's quiet, observant and steady hand that guides us on a wide range of adventures: from the Gulf Coast to Cuba; from the Florida Keys and Bahamas to the North Atlantic. Sea Level exudes the highest level of angling skil... View more info

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Sea Level: Adventures of a Saltwater Angler

By: Cardenas, Jeffrey;Buffett, Jimmy

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Stone Harbor, NJ, Meadow Run Press: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01418

ISBN: 188696713X

Condition: As New


(Description) 2nd printing. Nicely bound and housed in a slipcase. *** (Synopsis) This is a collection of vivid essays on saltwater fly fishing written over the past twenty years. Sea Level is a pure delight--so filled with fresh original language that it forms a unique portrait of an artist, a writer, and an expert angler and naturalist. And it is the author's quiet, observant and steady hand that guides us on a wide range of adventures: from the Gulf Coast to Cuba; from the Florida Keys and Bahamas to the North Atlantic. Sea Level exudes the highest level of angling skill and will be requir... View more info

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Babine: A 50-year Celebration of a World Renowned Steelhead and Trout River

By: Clegg, Pierce; Peter McMullan

Price: $194.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2010

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 200

Inscription: Signed by both Authors

Seller ID: AB01564

ISBN: 1571884629

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) One of a slipcased limited edition of 200 copies with a hand numbered limitation page in the front with both author signatures. ***(Synopsis) Rivers are sacred and none more so than those that have the holy trinity of salmon, grizzly bears and steelhead. This book, a collection of tales on fishing, companionship and the power of dreams, is about one of those special rivers. Because of the hard work of some of those whose writing appears in this book, a narrow corridor of forest shelters the Babine. As it flows between those green, cathedral walls, carrying the salmon and steelhea... View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB00310

Condition: As New


(Description) Quarter leather bound under cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and highlights. In original cloth covered slip-case. Edition limited to 750 copies. View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: C0400

Condition: As New


(Description) Quarter leather bound under cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and highlights. In original cloth covered slip-case. Edition limited to 750 copies. View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund W.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 2001

Edition: 2nd Ltd. Ed. #165 of 950

Seller ID: C0399

Condition: As New


(Description) Full Leather bound in slipcase. Numbered limited edition. As New. View more info

Good Flies

By: Gierach, John

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00244

ISBN: 1585741396

Condition: As New


(Description) One of 500 copies of the Limited Edition, signed by the Author, and the publisher, cloth bound and housed in a slipcase. A New copy, still in the original shrink-wrap!! *** (Synopsis) This intimate glimpse behind John Gierach's vise focuses on the trout flies he has found most successful and how he ties them. There are chapters on how he developed as a fly tyer - from being a hopeless tinkerer who tried every pattern there was to settling on a large handful of favorite patterns that now catch most of his trout... Throughout, the book is punctuated with fishing stories and observ... View more info

Standing in a River Waving a Stick

By: Gierach, John

Price: $118.95

Publisher: Riverside, NJ, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00255

ISBN: 0684824256

Condition: New


(Description) One of 950 copies of the slipcased limited edition, Signed by John Gierach and Nick Lyons, the Publisher. *** (Synopsis) This is John Gierach's perspective on fishing and life, and isn't entirely tongue-in-cheek. But Gierach knows that there is more to fishing than actually catching fish, or as he puts it, The real lessons of fishing are the ones that come after you've caught some fish. They have to do with things like solitude, quietude, patience, perspective, humor and the sublime coffee break In this new book, Gierach visits his favorite trout-filled waters, from the Colorado... View more info

Where the Trout Are All As Long As Your Leg

By: Gierach, John

Price: $494.95

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

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00379

ISBN: 1558210989

Condition: Very Good


{Website discounts not valid on this title, please call if other books are being ordered with a discount code} (Description) One of a Limited Edition of 110 copies, bound in Morrocan Leather, and signed by the Author! This copy is marked Binder's Copy, and is housed in a cardboard slipcase. The book has some mild scuffing at edges and corners. Slipcase lightly soiled, but just a plain cardboard slipcase. *** (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 ... View more info

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Early Northwest Fly-fishing

By: Hallock, Blaine

Price: $109.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2006

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 96 copies

Seller ID: AB00324

ISBN: 1571883886

Condition: As New


(Description) One of the Limited Edition of 96 Copies. *** (Synopsis) Blaine Hallock (1889-1953) was born in Heppner, eastern Oregon and practiced law for many years in Baker City, eastern Oregon, and elsewhere. He was enamored of fishing, and especially fly-fishing and spent many days streamside with other Northwest fly-fishing pioneers, such as Spencer Biddle and Supreme Court Justice William Douglas. Parts of this book were originally written almost one hundred years ago. This historic book speaks of Northwest and international angling in locations that today are world famous (and unfortun... View more info

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Rod Crafting; A Full Pictorial & Written Hisstory

By: Hatton, Jeffrey

Price: $168.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00102

ISBN: 1571883584

Condition: As New


(Description) One of a Limited Edition of 252 Signed/Numbered copies, Signed by the Author. *** (Synopsis) This unique, one-of-a-kind book is a must for anyone interested in the history of our great sport and collectors of antique fishing tackle. It takes a look at the history of fishing rods from the early 1800s to the 1970s, through text and hundreds of color photographs. With access to five private and extensive collections, Hatton covers the first three ages of rod-making: The smith age, up to 1870; the expansion era, 1870-1900; and the classic era, 1900-1970s. Forty-nine beautiful rod... View more info