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The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Red Nile

by Robert Twigger Thomas Dunne Books (October 06, 2014)

From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind's tales. In this dazzling, idiosyncratic journey from ancient times...


The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities

by Paul Vasey Biblioasis (October 21, 2013)

A vivacious memoir of life along the Detroit River, from the prize-winning reporter, novelist, and CBC broadcaster Paul Vasey.


Land of Little Rivers

by Austin M. Francis & Enrico Ferorelli Skyhorse (January 02, 2014)

The Beaverkill, Willowemoc, Neversink, Esopus, Schoharie, and Delaware--the rivers of angling pioneers Thaddeus Norris, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Theodore Gordon, and many others--are celebrated in this gorgeous...


Fisherman's Winter

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

Originally published in 1954, Fisherman's Winter is Roderick Haig-Brown's final installment in his well-known "seasons" cycle. With a unique blend of experience and observation, Haig-Brown brings readers through...


My River Chronicles

by Jessica DuLong Atria Books (July 14, 2009)

After journalist Jessica DuLong was laid off from her dot-com job, her life took an unexpected turn. A volunteer day aboard an antique fireboat, the John J. Harvey, led to a job in the engine room, where she...


Fisherman's Fall

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown Skyhorse (October 08, 2013)

Originally published in 1964, Fisherman's Fall brings a unique perspective to the world of fall fishing. In the preface, Robert L. Haig-Brown ruminates on the attempts to preserve the salmon and trout in the...


Astream

by Robert DeMott & Howell Raines Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about one of the world’s most solitary and satisfying sports: fly fishing. For the first time, the stories...


Fishing the River of Time: A Grandfather's Story

by Tony Taylor Greystone Books (April 22, 2013)

At age eighty, Tony Taylor journeys from Sydney, Australia, to British Columbia to fish the Cowichan River with his eight-year-old grandson, Ned. The trip is an opportunity for Tony to return to a landscape...


Rivers of Power

by Laurence C. Smith Little, Brown and Company (April 20, 2020)

An "eye-opening, sometimes alarming, and ultimately inspiring" natural history of rivers and their complex and ancient relationship with human civilization (Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of...


Blood Knots

by Luke Jennings & Thomas Mcguane Skyhorse (May 15, 2012)

Blood Knots is a brilliant and dramatic memoir of an angler's life. It places Jennings in the front rank of natural history writers. As a child in the 1960s, he was fascinated by the rivers and lakes around...


Spring Creek

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons Skyhorse (November 01, 2012)

"Spring Creek is everything a fishing book should be," says Craig Nova. "It has the ability to convey the magic that always exists between somebody who loves fishing and a particular piece of water that endlessly...


A River Never Sleeps

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown, Louis Darling, Nick Lyons & Thomas Mcguane Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Few books have captured the haunting world of music and rivers and of the sport they provide as well as A River Never Sleeps. Roderick L. Haig-Brown writes of fishing not just as a sport, but also as an art....


Fisherman's Spring

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown & Nick Lyons Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

One of the most prolific fly-fishing writers of the twentieth century, Roderick L. Haig-Brown continues his seasons" cycle with Fisherman's Spring, a book that is as much about the deep philosophical aspects...


A River Trilogy

by W. D. Wetherell Skyhorse (January 30, 2018)

For the first time together, River Trilogy combines three classic works on fly fishing by W. D. Wetherell. Contained here are some of Wetherell’s most poetic pieces, a combination of spontaneous journal entries,...


The Cure for Catastrophe

by Robert Muir-Wood Basic Books (September 05, 2016)

We can't stop natural disasters but we can stop them being disastrous. One of the world's foremost risk experts tells us how.

Year after year, floods wreck people's homes and livelihoods, earthquakes tear communities...


The Boiling River

by Andrés Ruzo Simon & Schuster Audio / Ted (February 16, 2016)

In this exciting adventure mixed with amazing scientific study, a young, exuberant explorer and geoscientist journeys deep into the Amazon--where rivers boil and legends come to life.

When Andrés Ruzo was just...


Five Million Tides

by Christian Boulton The History Press (May 01, 2019)

An unashamed eulogy to an exquisite body of water, Five Million Tides tells the story of Cornwall’s Helford River from the Mesolithic to the dawning of the twenty-first century. Beginning with prehistoric...


Practical Fishing Knots

by Geoffrey Budworth Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Are you or someone you know an avid fisherman? Have you been looking for a one-stop guide for all your fishing knot needs? Then look no further. Practical Fishing Knots illustrates how to tie more than seventy-five...


Inventing Montana

by Ted Leeson Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

Every summer for two decades, Ted Leeson and a maverick group of close companions have returned to an old ranch house on the benchland overlooking the Madison River. Trout and fly fishing may be at the heart...


The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

by Tom Rosenbauer Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

This book, written with the support of America's oldest fishing tackle business, offers beginners a chance to learn the fundamentals of the great sport of fly fishing quickly and easily. The Orvis Guide to...


Trout and Their Food

by Dave Whitlock Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Anew book by Dave Whitlock, author of some of the best books on fly fishing ever written, is a reason for fly fishermen to celebrateand the aim of this book is simple. Whitlock wants to take the guesswork out...


Something's Fishy

by Ted Williams & Paul Guernsey Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

Well-known nature and conservation writer Ted Williams is an avid fisherman who has devoted many years to writing about the sport and advocating the preservation of bodies of water and species of fish. Here,...


Roland Martin's 101 Bass-Catching Secrets

by Roland Martin Skyhorse (March 02, 2008)

Roland Martin, the most successful bass fisherman in history in terms of tournaments won, is a prolific source of bass fishing wisdom and sure-fire bassing tips. Both practical and discursive, Martin not only...


Rivers of Restoration

by John Ross Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

A beautiful tribute to twenty rivers restored by the work of Trout Unlimited and its members. We all love rivers and the trout that the best of them hold. For fifty years, the volunteers of Trout Unlimited have...


1001 Fishing Tips

by Lamar Underwood & Stu Apte Skyhorse (July 01, 2010)

Ten percent of all anglers catch 90 percent of the fish taken. It's really true, and shows that as much as it is enjoyable, fishing can be frustrating when it comes to results. 1001 Fishing Tips is the book...


The Complete Book of Surf Fishing

by Al Ristori Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

Fishing from beach or rocky coastline presents challenges not faced by anglers who head out to sea. Written to open new frontiers to the old hand and provide advice to novice surf fishermen, The Complete Book...


IGFA's 101 Freshwater Fishing Tips & Tricks

by Bill Dance & Rod Walinchus Skyhorse (April 17, 2007)

One of America's best known fishermen with more than 50 years of on-water experience, Bill Dance is also a tournament champion and a television personality. His tips will help any angler catch more and bigger...


My Life Was This Big

by Lefty Kreh Skyhorse (November 01, 2008)

Lefty Kreh takes his readers on an angling journey through the last half-century, when water was big and fishermen were bigger (maybe). But, despite all that's changed since the fifties, when Lefty began his...


In That Sweet Country

by Harry Middleton & Ron Ellis Skyhorse (July 01, 2010)

Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected periodicals, including the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Gray's Sporting Journal...


Custom Rod Thread Art

by Dale P. Clemens Skyhorse (April 01, 2008)

"Hand a person a custom made rod," says expert rod maker Dale P. Clemens, "and in almost every instance one of the first things he looks at is the decorative thread work," because a handsome rod is more desirable...


The Crappie Fishing Handbook

by Keith Sutton Skyhorse (December 03, 2011)

  • Perfect for everyone who wants to try crappie fishing
  • Now with new color photographs
  • Filled with advice from expert fisherman Keith Sutton 

The Crappie Fishing Handbook is a thorough guide for crappie fishing....


The Ultimate Guide to Fishing Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

by Jay Cassell Skyhorse (January 14, 2012)

With fishing advice from such experts as Bill Dance, Roland Martin, Wade Bourne, Tom Rosenbauer, Kirk Deeter, Charlie Meyer, Conway Bowman, and Lamar Underwood, The Ultimate Guide to Fishing Skills, Tactics,...


The Orvis Streamside Guide to Approach and Presentation

by Tom Rosenbauer Skyhorse (April 20, 2013)

I know how to cast, I know my knots, and I can tell a dry from a wet fly. What next? This pocket guide shows the fly fisher where to cast, why, and what kind of fly to use. It can be studied prior to a fishing...


The Quotable Fisherman

by Nick Lyons Skyhorse (October 08, 2010)

This collection of more than 350 memorable quotations about the passion and pleasure of fishing captures the essence of the sport like very few collections have. Here are quips, comments, and words of wisdom...


Basic Fishing

by Wade Bourne Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

A great beginner’s guide for new fishermen and those who want to learn to fish for fun, with advice on tackle, bait, boats, accessories, and more.

New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing...


The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

by Nick Lyons & David Halberstam Skyhorse (September 08, 2010)

The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. Tales of baiting, angling, and the watery outdoors are recounted...


The Pocket Fishing Basics Guide

by Wade Bourne Skyhorse (January 05, 2012)

The Pocket Fishing Basics Guide is a handy reference for any aspiring angler, providing all kinds of questions and basic techniques on freshwater fishing across America. Inside, fishermen will find information...


Fly-Fishing Daydreams

by Pat Ford, Mike Myatt & Lefty Kreh Skyhorse (October 01, 2011)

From Alaska to the Bahamas, Panama to The Seychelles, Pat Ford knows where to find the best places to go fly fishing. In Fly-Fishing Daydreams, Ford and his camera capture the most exciting adventures in the...


The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing

by Conway X. Bowman Skyhorse (January 26, 2011)

  • Covers all the basics--from rods, lines, reels, and tippets to the actual practice of identifying and catching fish to using the moon, weather, and tides in your favor
  • The key to fun and effective fishing
  • An authoritative...


The American Angler's Book

by Thaddeus Norris Skyhorse (May 19, 2015)

Over one and a half centuries after its original publication, Thaddeus Norris's The American Angler's Book remains a classic heavily sought after by fishing enthusiasts and collectors. Considered father of American...


Trout Eyes

by William G. Tapply Skyhorse (November 24, 2015)

Fly fishermen everywhere will enjoy these varied, witty, and engaging adventures by one of America's finest outdoor writers. There is a long section on trout fishing called Brookies, Browns, and Bows," and another...


In That Sweet Country

by Harry Middleton & Ron Ellis Skyhorse (July 05, 2016)

A moving collection of fishing stories by one of America's legendary outdoor writers.

Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected...


Summer of the Bass

by W. D. Wetherell Skyhorse (November 24, 2015)

The black bass is not only the most popular American gamefish, fished for by millions, but is also one of the country's most iconic creatures, embodying many of the traits and virtues we like to think of as...


The Fish That Changed America

by Steve Price, Slaton L. White & Kevin VanDam Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

From boats and baits to rods and reels to tips and tactics, bass fishing has been a magnet of innovation for almost a century.

Bass fishing changed from pastime to business in part because of competitive tournaments...


River of the Carolinas

by Henry Savage Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

The story of the Santee is, in fact, the story of a major part of the Carolinas east of the Appalachians, for the river drains an immense area of both states from the mountains to the ocean. Savage also describes...


The Spokane River

by Paul Lindholdt University of Washington Press (April 02, 2018)

From Lake Coeur d�Alene to its confluence with the Columbia, the Spokane River travels 111 miles of varied and often spectacular terrain�rural, urban, in places wild. The river has been a trading and gathering...


Hillsborough River Guidebook

by Kevin McCarthy Pineapple Press (December 01, 2013)

The Hillsborough River, which runs through the big population area of Tampa, is a popular site for leisure activities. Kevin McCarthy, author of more than 20 books about Florida, guides the reader and boater...


My Reach

by Susan Fox Rogers Cornell University Press

In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Low in the water, she explores the bays and the larger estuary, riding the tides,...


The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons

by John Wesley Powell Digireads.com Publishing (February 01, 2012)

With "The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons," readers can explore the one-thousand miles of the Colorado River in its natural state nearly one-hundred and fifty years ago. Legendary explorer...