Skyhorse publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Nick lyons’s new collection is chock-full of them. While not every title we publish becomes a new York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Fishing Stories: A Lifetime of Adventures and Misadventures on Rivers, Lakes, and Seas #ad - Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, trout, knots, salmon, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, crappie, techniques, and more, baitfish, catfish, and more. Lyons describes a long, hilarious day with a character named Hawkes in one story, and then the next features a father and son on a Western lake.
Through these memories, lyons shows the comfortable pleasure of fishing waters close to home that one knows just about as well as his or her closest friends. From fishing a small catskill creek and catching a huge brook trout when he was barely out of infancy to long opening day treks during his teens, Montana, Iceland, and then on to fishing in France, Key West, and widely elsewhere, Nick has spent a lifetime on the water.
Fishing stories features tales about bass, stripers, tarpon, bluefish, bluegill, and many other species as well as portraits of many of the unusual people with whom he has fished. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, spin casting, fly-casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing.
Spring Creek: Twentieth Anniversary EditionSkyhorse #ad - Lyons explores its secrets and confronts its greatest challenges. It has the ability to convey the magic that always exists between somebody who loves fishing and a particular piece of water that endlessly lives up to its end of the bargain. It has been called Lyons's masterpiece. The river is one of those rare places where the trout are as long as your arm but also exceedingly difficult to catch.
Spring Creek: Twentieth Anniversary Edition #ad - It is a richly humorous and perceptive account of an angler's passion for his spot—and a book all fishermen will cherish. At first he catches little. Used book in Good Condition. Spring creek is everything a fishing book should be, ” says Craig Nova. Spring creek is a memoir of halcyon days on a remarkable river and it draws a rare portrait of an angler actually learning to fish more wisely.
Then slowly, he acquires the various and special skills and disciplines necessary to take the large wary brown trout of this extraordinary river.
Confessions of a Fly Fishing AddictFireside #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The author describes how he became fascinated with fly fishing, discusses his efforts to learn casting techniques, and shares his impressions of a variety of fishing spots Used book in Good Condition.
The Seasonable Angler: Journeys Through a Fisherman's YearSkyhorse #ad - His book is not only for avid fishermen, but also for everyone who appreciates fine writing about nature and who wants to understand what animates that strong clan of people who fish. Used book in Good Condition. Nick lyons’s first fishing book, the seasonable angler, from the projects and fantasies of an angler’s winter through the thrill of a June evening’s rise on the Beaverkill, is the story of a fisherman’s year, and on to the pleasures and melancholia of autumn trout fishing.
The Seasonable Angler: Journeys Through a Fisherman's Year #ad - In a book of spirited contrasts, nick Lyons recounts hilarious misadventures on opening day and on family trips, as well as quiet moments when the fisherman becomes contemplative and close to nature. Used book in Good Condition. There is an increasing respect for the natural world, for conservation, and for the spirit of the sport.
Throughout the seasonable Angler, Lyons evokes the humor and lore of a man who has loved fishing deeply since early childhood. Lyons captures the excitement of catching a first trout—and the sadness of having killed, at times, too many fish. Used book in Good Condition.
1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for Sea, Lake, and StreamSkyhorse #ad - Schwiebert, Jr. And so many more, 1, 001 pearls of Fishing Wisdom highlights the joys and frustrations of this beloved sport. Spanning lighthearted humor to contemplative moments on fly fishing, and scores more, Thomas McGuane, saltwater fishing, and more from writers like Ernest Hemingway, Cervantes, Ed Zern, Ted Hughes, bass fishing, this handsome collection the essence of the sport of angling.
It’s the perfect gift for every fisherman. For everyone, rod, from those who enjoy fishing as an occasional pastime to those who revel in the philosophies of one’s relationship with the water, and reel, this book of quotable fishermen is the ultimate repository of fishing wisdom. In addition to quotes by fishing experts and enthusiasts, and anglers in history, journalists, Lyons features profiles of some of the most well-respected writers, making the collection even more valuable for those not yet familiar with some of the sport’s greatest sages.
1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom: Advice and Inspiration for Sea, Lake, and Stream #ad - Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry david thoreau>“Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. Used book in Good Condition. Chapters includes:some hints about why we fishtechniques and strategieswhen and Where We FishBig FishThe Lighter SideAnd much More!With insight from Joan Wulff and Dave Hughes, Izak Walton and George Orwell, Thomas McGuane and Ernest G.
From proverbs to professional tips to general words of insight, this collection of quotes is the go-to guide for anyone who loves some aspect of the wonderful world of fishing. Used book in Good Condition.
The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told Best Stories Ever ToldSkyhorse #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In scenic rivers, praise the trout, snap up that salmon, angle, and seas, aim, lakes, and sing the fisherman’s song! This superbly presented collection of fishing stories will set the reader sailing on the Loch or along the Thames and tracking down sharks or carp in many exciting waterways.
The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told Best Stories Ever Told #ad - Tales of baiting, and the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, angling, Guy de Maupassant, and Lord Byron. Their authors and their editor, all share a communicable passion for a great day out fishing—a passion only surpassed by the love of telling the tale with or without the catch to show! With work by more than one hundred of the world’s most eminent authors and fishermen, Nick Lyons, including: John McPhee Howell Raines Ted Leeson Jimmy Carter Lefty Kreh Dave Barry Norman Maclean Rudyard Kipling And many more! Used book in Good Condition.
Used book in Good Condition. The best fishing stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. You will find memories, true stories, essays, and fishing accounts more or less exaggerated or imagined.
Fly Fishing Small StreamsStackpole Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Small-stream fishing wisdom with the same insight and pungent humor that has become Gierach's trademark. Advice on tackle selecting, reading water, and scouting. Used book in Good Condition.
Incredible--and True!--Fishing StoriesWorkman Publishing Company #ad - And, in what can only be considered poetic justice, Shocking Acts of Fish Aggression, like Mitchell Lee Franklin’s visit to the emergency room with a 5-pound catfish attached to his chest via an impaled dorsal fin. Includes illustrations, photos, and links to videos on the author’s website. Here are remarkable catches—like the time Billy Sandifer caught a 1, 000-pound tiger shark in the surf he released it after nabbing a souvenir tooth.
Shaun morey is a fisherman, a connoisseur of fish stories, and a journalist with a novelist’s eye and vice versa in this collection of over 100 incredible and true! fishing stories. Grueling battles—like bob Ploeger’s record-breaking 37-hour fight with a Pacific salmon. What’s almost as good as going fishing? Hearing, telling, and swapping great fish stories.
Incredible--and True!--Fishing Stories #ad - . Incredible And True Fishing Stories. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Hilarious feats of bravery, like the exploits of Matt Watson, who leapt out of a helicopter to land on the back of a marlin.
A Fly Rod of Your Own John Gierach's Fly-fishing LibrarySimon & Schuster #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Incredible And True Fishing Stories. Simon schuster. He explains why even the most veteran fisherman seems to muff his cast whenever he’s being filmed or photographed. He describes the all-but-impassable roads that fishermen always seem to encounter at the best fishing spots and why fishermen discuss four-wheel drive vehicles almost as passionately and frequently as they discuss fly rods and flies.
As gierach says, “fly-fishing is a continuous process that you learn to love for its own sake. 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. John gierach, “the voice of the common angler” the wall street Journal and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, for that matter, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, life in general.
A Fly Rod of Your Own John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library #ad - John gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. Used book in Good Condition. In a fly rod of your own, gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing. Used book in Good Condition. He sings the praises of the skilled pilots who fly to remote fishing lodges in tricky locations and bad weather.
Those who fish already get it, and those who don’t couldn’t care less, so don’t waste your breath on someone who doesn’t fish.
Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Eight Unforgettable Fishing TalesLyons Press #ad - You'll read about all kinds of fish, and all kinds of fishermen in these pages. Explore the pacific with zane grey, 000-pound blue marlin, as he fights a 1, or listen as A. J. Whether you prefer to fish rivers, this book will take you to all kinds of water, or beaches, estuaries, where you'll experience catching every kind of fish.
Read on as some of the sport's most talented writers recount their personal memories of catching bass, trout, bluefish marlin, tuna, and more. Incredible And True Fishing Stories. Used book in Good Condition. Simon schuster. In this compilation of tales you will read about two kinds of places, and the places you have only dreamed of going, the ones you have been to before and love to remember, and would love to visit.
Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told: Twenty-Eight Unforgettable Fishing Tales #ad - . Take a step back in time when you read Ernie Schwiebert's tale of fishing a remote lake in Michigan, when he was still only a young boy. Each of these stories, selected because of its intrinsic literary worth, reinforces the unique personal connection that fishing creates between man and nature. Used book in Good Condition.
Mcclane explains just what it really means to be an angler. Used book in Good Condition.
Another Lousy Day in Paradise and Dances with Trout John Gierach's Fly-fishing LibrarySimon & Schuster #ad - As he writes in another lousy day in paradise, they are either saved or ruined for life, it is beautiful beyond description in almost every way, and when a certain kind of person is confronted with a certain kind of beauty, “The real truth about fly-fishing is, or a little bit of both. So start reading and be saved—or ruined—by Gierach’s wonderful insights into the world around us.
It’s not even clear if catching fish is actually the point. This observation might also describe Gierach’s writing—catching fish might be the subject, but most of the fun and misadventure comes well before that point. Whether it’s fishing close to home waters colorado or farther afield Alaska, carp, tournament fishing, or night fishing; fishing for trout, salmon, splake, Scotland, Texas; ice-fishing, or grayling; fishing with familiar companions like A.
Another Lousy Day in Paradise and Dances with Trout John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library #ad - K. As gierach astutely observes in dances with Trout, poetic in others, contemplative, scientific in some hands, “Fly-fishing is solitary, misanthropic, and laced with conflicting aesthetic considerations. Simon schuster. Used book in Good Condition. Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.
For the first time, two of john gierach’s most popular fishing books are collected in one volume—a double dose of delight for longtime fans or first-time visitors to Gierach country.