Fly-Fishing Guides, How-Tos, and Reference Books
Orvis guides—including fly-fishing instructional books and Orvis guides to fly-tying techniques—are written to help both the beginner and the veteran angler. Browse the collection to find valuable resources that help you learn to fish or to discover new fly-fishing regions and techniques. Whether you're looking to learn the waters in a new area or in your own backyard, our easy-to-use fly-fishing guide books for different states and regions offer expert knowledge about how to fish local waters. Our guides to trout fishing give you insight about where to cast, as well as explain technical details specific to fly fishing for trout. Improve and refine your skills with nymph fishing books, fly-tying guides, and knot-tying books that feature essential and advanced fly-fishing knots. Filled with advice from the experts, these books break down seasons, hatches, and regional details to impart wisdom it might take decades to acquire on your own. Before you hit the water, improve your fly-fishing knowledge with Orvis books for anglers at every skill level.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the must-read fly-fishing books?
If you’re just starting out on your fly-fishing journey, we recommend The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing. The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide is also a must-read for any angler who wants to get serious about the sport. Dynamic Nymphing gives you everything you need to know about that fly-fishing technique, and 1001 Fly-Fishing Tips is a handy reference to essential tricks of the trade.
How do you achieve fly fishing for ‘dummies?’
Anyone curious about fly fishing but feeling overwhelmed about how and where to start will find easy, manageable instructions in The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing. We also offer hands-on fly-fishing schools featuring expert instruction in the basics. The online Orvis Fly-Fishing Learning Center offers videos, flash cards, and animated knots to help you educate yourself quickly so you can start enjoying this magnificent pastime.
What is the best book for fly-fishing Montana?
The No Nonsense Guide to Fly Fishing Montana gives you the best guidance to this anglers’ Mecca. We also offer ‘No Nonsense Guides’ for fly fishing Georgia, Virginia, and the Mid-Atlantic.
What is the best book for fly-fishing Colorado?
Colorado's Best Fly Fishing: Flies, Access, and Guide's Advice for the State's Premier Rivers remains our recommendation for anyone scoping out the waters in the Centennial State.