Gierach's quest takes us from his quiet home waters to the Yellowstone River; from Utah's famous Green River to unknown creeks throughout Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. Along the way, we're introduced to a lively group of fishing buddies and even an ex-girlfriend. 5x8 inches, 233 pgs.
The people, the places and the accoutrements that surround the sport make a fishing trip more than just a set of tactics and techniques. Gierach, a serious fisherman with a wry sense of humor, shows us just how much more is involved when you're a trout bum. 6x9 inches, 226 pgs.
More sage observations on life and fly fishing in 13 essays filled with Gierach's signature humor. Ranges from fine-leadered trout to brutish battles with pike. Even includes an encounter with an invisible bear. Gierach examines man in nature, nature in man and the high and low comedy that occasionally overcome even the best-planned trip. 5x7 inches, 193 pgs.