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Recommend a Book on Coldwater fish species

Trout Species

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#1 tcustomflies

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Posted 01 November 2018 - 07:36 PM

Greetings from Texas,

 

I hope everyone is doing ok.  If your a deer hunter, hears to a great Deer hunting season for you.  I am seeing a lot of Does coming in to the feeder,  A few young Bucks are showing up to.

 

I plan on doing a  lot of fly tying during the winter months.  I am hoping someone can recommend a fantastic book on the subject of cold water trout species.  I want to learn as much as I can about these great little Big fish.  I was a bass fisherman for years then while recuperating from some major operations over the past decade I became interested in fly fishing and fly tying.  I have already learned a lot, but the more i learn the more i want to learn.

 

Thanks for your help and I pray that your lines may always be tight.



#2 Jaydub

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 12:09 PM

It's not a fishing book, but for information about Trout and Salmon species, it doesn't get much better than:

 

  Trout and Salmon of North America: Robert J. Behnke



#3 DavidR

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 06:20 AM

What Jaydub said.

#4 Edward Snowden

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Posted 19 September 2019 - 06:38 PM

Not as much information as provided by the Behnke book - it is probably the best overall answer to your question - but an absolutely beautiful book about most of the different species of trout is Trout, by James Prosek.  Gorgeous water color paintings of this remarkable fish.  The second edition has more species than the first.



#5 troutguy

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Posted 29 September 2019 - 02:05 PM

This is a great source. Used books from the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum

 

http://books.cffcm.com/


Give a man a fish and you'll feed him for the day; Teach a man to tie flies and he'll pick up all the roadkill.

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Posted 29 September 2019 - 02:07 PM

I would go with Art Flick "Streamside Guide" or Mike Valla "Tying Catskill Style Dry Flies", but there are many other great ones.


Give a man a fish and you'll feed him for the day; Teach a man to tie flies and he'll pick up all the roadkill.