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River Journal; Grand River (MI)

By: Bedford, Jim; Pagliei, Tony

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB00690

ISBN: 1571882774

Condition: As New


Each River Journal treats one famous North American fly fishing river in depth, on gloss paper with dramatic all-color photographs showing the river and its fishing in its different moods throughout the year. Each book is authored by one experienced writer/angler; color photographs are contributed by professionals. Helpful area maps provide access information for anglers including river drifting, campgrounds, boat launching, shuttling, etc. There is insider fly-fishing help including timing of insect hatches, matching flies, lodging, guide and fly shop services, additional bibliography, map so... View more info

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River Journal; Grand River Michigan (Vol 7, No 2)

By: Bedford, Jim; Pagliei, Tony

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01569

ISBN: 1571882782

Condition: Near Fine


Each River Journal treats one famous North American fly fishing river in depth, on gloss paper with dramatic all-color photographs showing the river and its fishing in its different moods throughout the year. Each book is authored by one experienced writer/angler; color photographs are contributed by professionals. Helpful area maps provide access information for anglers including river drifting, campgrounds, boat launching, shuttling, etc. There is insider fly-fishing help including timing of insect hatches, matching flies, lodging, guide and fly shop services, additional bibliography, map so... View more info

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A Place on The Water

By: Dennis, Jerry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01630

ISBN: 0312098111

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Only slightest shelfwear, else like new book and jacket. ***(Synopsis) Profound reflections on fishing, nature, and life highlight a compilation of essays by an experienced naturalist as he blends experience and observation to evoke his Michigan childhood, rail at destructive changes, and consider Hemingway. View more info

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The Wind Knot

By: Galligan, John

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Madison, WI, Tyrus Books: 2011

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00922

ISBN: 1935562304

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) After five years of self-imposed exile on the rivers of America, trout bum Ned ôDogö Oglivie has burned his waders and hat, given away his rod, and turned his Cruise Master RV away from the famous Hemingway water in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, bound for reconciliation with his past. But some men never make it home. View more info

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Trying to Catch Horses

By: Gerber, Dan

Price: $84.95

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State U Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: C0603

ISBN: 0870135341

Condition: As New


(Description) Long recognized as a meditative poet with an almost mystical connection to animals and the natural world, Gerber begins this collection with a quote from Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh: Contemplate seeing your bodily form present before you—in the trees, the grass and leaves, the river. In the manner of Rilke and Juan Ramón Jiménez, Gerber's unadorned poems are acts of discovery, inviting us into a place deep within ourselves through a conversation between human consciousness and the consciousness of things. In the title poem Trying to Catch the Horses, the poet achieves his a... View more info

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Split & Glued By Vincent Marinaro

By: Harms, Bill; Whittle, Tom

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Stony Creek Rods: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB00131

ISBN: 0979653207

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) Acclaimed as one of Pennsylvania's most influential fly-fishermen & authors, the book connects Marinaro's life & times to the larger world of fly-fishing & the history of bamboo rod-making. Focuses on Marinaro's bamboo rod building interests while providing biographical & historical info. Covers: his influence on angling, streams, entomology & fish habits; founding of the Fly Fisher's Club of Harrisburg; connections w/ well-known Catskill & Michigan anglers; friendship w/ President Jimmy Carter & international fishing on the rivers Itchen & Test. Kim Mellema, Illus. 225+ Color photo... View more info

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Split & Glued By Vincent Marinaro

By: Harms, Bill; Whittle, Tom

Price: $154.95

Publisher: Stony Creek Rods: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: AB00912

ISBN: 0979653207

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) Acclaimed as one of Pennsylvania's most influential fly-fishermen & authors, the book connects Marinaro's life & times to the larger world of fly-fishing & the history of bamboo rod-making. Focuses on Marinaro's bamboo rod building interests while providing biographical & historical info. Covers: his influence on angling, streams, entomology & fish habits; founding of the Fly Fisher's Club of Harrisburg; connections w/ well-known Catskill & Michigan anglers; friendship w/ President Jimmy Carter & international fishing on the rivers Itchen & Test. Kim Mellema, Illus. 225+ Color photo... View more info

Michigan's Au Sable River; Today and Tomorrow

By: Hendrickson, G. E.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Lansing, MI, Michigan Department of Conservation: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U00671

Condition: Good


(Description) Edgewear and bumps at corners, else this 80 page stapled booklet in sound condition. View more info

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Force of Blood

By: Heywood, Joseph

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01033

ISBN: 0762772840

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) Late spring, 2007. Michigan in economic freefall, state budgets being slashed, politics reduced to nastiness, state jobs being erased, and personnel furloughed without pay. Grady Service, detective for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in the Upper Peninsula, watches as his colleagues leave the department one by one, leaving him without his old support system. Upon being asked by an old friend to look into unspecified problems his son is facing on the shores of Lake Superior, Service has no idea how complicated his life is about to become. All he knows is that the situation ... View more info

Fishes of the Great Lakes Region

By: Hubbs, Carl F.; Lagler, Karl

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Univ. of Michigan: 1958

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: C0883

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear and bumps at spine ends. Previous owner name penned onto ffep. View more info

Ben J Schmidt: A Michigan Decoy Carver, 1884-1968

By: Jackson, Lowell

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Self-Published: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U00756

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Minor edgewear, a couple small pen marks and some light foxing, else a tight copy of this staple paperback title. View more info

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Guide Flies: How to Tie and Fish the Killer Flies from America's Greatest Guides and Fly Shops

By: Klausmeyer, Dave

Price: $78.95

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, Countryman Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00032

ISBN: 088150582X

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Small chip missing fron DJ spine at top, else as new!! *** (Synopsis) From the streams and rivers of Montana and Michigan, to the flats of Key West, to the coast of California, the professional fishing guides who spend hundreds of days a year on the waters of a specific place or region know those waters and the food the fish are feeding on. Now, for the first time, Dave Klausmeyer brings you a selection of the killer flies each of these guides have developed for their local waters. Guide Flies shows you the flies in beautiful, close-up color photographs. It gives you detailed... View more info

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Holy Water; Fly Fishing Reveries & Remembrances

By: Kustich, Jerry

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Grand Island, NY, West River Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01501

ISBN: 0999615513

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) In the latest collection of essays and fishing tales by Jerry Kustich the title story depicts the potential desecration of the pristine Holy Water section of Michigan’s fabled Au Sable River. As in his other books Kustich takes us on an insightful journey of happiness and sorrow with words that are as humorous as they are thoughtful. From Montana to Russia to Mexico to Newfoundland and beyond Kustich emphasizes that wherever we go to seek fish, on so many levels, all water is holy. This book is a journey well worth taking. View more info

Fly Fishing the Great Lakes Tributaries

By: Kustich, Rick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: West River Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00679

ISBN: 0963310909

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) A Comprehensive guide to one of the most exciting fly fishing locations in North America. The Great Lakes region is contained within eight states and one Canadian providence from the urban to the uninhabited. Throughout this region are the tributaries- rivers, streams and creeks - which offer fly fishers the exciting opportunity to take trophy fish on a fly rod. View more info

A Flyfisher's World

By: Lyons, Nick

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00466

ISBN: 0871136287

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Book and jacket slightly bumped, light scuffing to jacket. ***(Synopsis) This ample selection of articles and essays by one of america's most popular writers about fly fishing begins with the moment, on Michigan's Au Sable River, when the author lost his heart to fly fishing, and it chronicles a fishing life punctuated by a revealing trip with one of his grown sons and mellow reflections from a hospital bed. This is the broadest of Nick Lyon's books, with sections on Tarpon and pike fishing in the Marquesas and France, bass bugging on a small Connecticut pond, and trout fishin... View more info

A Flyfisher's World

By: Lyons, Nick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00823

ISBN: 0871136287

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Book and jacket slightly bumped, light scuffing to jacket. 1 tear to back top corner of jacket, but contains a Post-It note from Nick, signed by him, stating the book arrived in this condition. A unique piece of ALS. ***(Synopsis) This ample selection of articles and essays by one of america's most popular writers about fly fishing begins with the moment, on Michigan's Au Sable River, when the author lost his heart to fly fishing, and it chronicles a fishing life punctuated by a revealing trip with one of his grown sons and mellow reflections from a hospital bed. This is the b... View more info

A Flyfisher's World

By: Lyons, Nick

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01065

ISBN: 0871136287

Condition: Very Good+


(Description) Book and unclipped jacket slightly bumped, sticker on back of jacket. ***(Synopsis) This ample selection of articles and essays by one of america's most popular writers about fly fishing begins with the moment, on Michigan's Au Sable River, when the author lost his heart to fly fishing, and it chronicles a fishing life punctuated by a revealing trip with one of his grown sons and mellow reflections from a hospital bed. This is the broadest of Nick Lyon's books, with sections on Tarpon and pike fishing in the Marquesas and France, bass bugging on a small Connecticut pond, and t... View more info

A Flyfisher's World

By: Lyons, Nick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: U01766

ISBN: 0871136287

Condition: Very Good+


(Description) Book and unclipped jacket slightly bumped. ***(Synopsis) This ample selection of articles and essays by one of america's most popular writers about fly fishing begins with the moment, on Michigan's Au Sable River, when the author lost his heart to fly fishing, and it chronicles a fishing life punctuated by a revealing trip with one of his grown sons and mellow reflections from a hospital bed. This is the broadest of Nick Lyon's books, with sections on Tarpon and pike fishing in the Marquesas and France, bass bugging on a small Connecticut pond, and trout fishing on unnamed cre... View more info

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Voelker's Pond : A Robert Traver Legacy

By: McCullough, James

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Huron River Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00010

ISBN: 1932399003

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) John Voelker was a fly fishing icon - and to avid readers of 1950s best sellers and to classic film buffs, he was also known as Robert Traver the author of award-winning classics such as Trout Madness, Trout Magic and novel turned Academy Award winning movie, Anatomy of a Murder. John Voelker was also a Michigan Supreme Court justice. And either way he was a man who needed little introduction, fr he was the man who Charles Kuralt befriended and in the end called the closest thing to a great man [he] ever met.John Voelker had a fishing spot - a private retreat more or less - in the n... View more info

The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00997

ISBN: 0679454853

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) The quarry - from trout and salmon to striped bass, massive tarpon, and chimerical permit - inhabit these thirty-three essays as surely as the characters of a novel, luring the author back to childhood haunts in Michigan and Rhode Island, and on through the stages of his life in San Francisco, Key West, and Montana; from the river in his backyard to the holiest waters of the American fishery, and to such far-flung locales as Ireland, Argentina, New Zealand, and Russia. As he travels with friends, with his son, alone, or in the literary company of Roderick Haig-Brown or Isaak Walton,... View more info