Tom’s Blog: New Reads

"Thank you for your service"

“Thank you for your service”

One man's military experience, 1966 - 1969 ... Read More
Fly Fishing the Surf

Fly Fishing the Surf

Angelo and I had lunch recently and he gave me a copy of his book Fly Fishing the Surf. He said it might come in handy with my boating days now limited to invites from friends. He is an avid beach fisher and has put together this complete guide on ... Read More
Where do Bonefish come from?

Where do Bonefish come from?

I first heard of bonefishing from David Sandler, ...a potato chip salesman turned sales trainer whose legacy continues to this day. We met in the late 70’s through the Control Data Corporation which hired him to teach us how to sell intangible products to major employers. Products and services that ... Read More
Meet Mark...

Meet Mark…

I figure Usyk is one of those guys you meet who didn’t always color between the lines ... Read More
An iPhone antidote to get through winter

An iPhone antidote to get through winter

Richard implored me to meet him in Idaho, at Silver Creek, during the coming summer ... Read More
A book that makes you think

A book that makes you think

We are coming to understand that our fishing is deeply interwoven with everything else, the state of our environment and the attitude of our society towards it ... Read More
A Cast in the Woods

A Cast in the Woods

A Cast in the Woods is a new book by Stephen Sautner, author of Fish On Fish Off (find it in the Reading Room). I have a kinship with Stephen, even though we have yet to meet. We love similar things including fly fishing, although he is more of a ... Read More
New resource for vintage fly fishing tackle

New resource for vintage fly fishing tackle

A Treasure Hunter’s Guide to Classic and Contemporary Flyfishing Tackle and Accessories; A reference for collectors, flyfishermen and pickers Whew! That’s a lot of title. I own a few books and catalogs that give me a view into the world that once was. Advertisements and offers from innovators and artisans, ... Read More
Romano's books just keep getting better!

Romano’s books just keep getting better!

There are plenty of you who read the mass market writers, you know the ones. Tale after tale, well written but usually just more of the same. Distributed to every nook and cranny before the ink is dry. I read them too. What I really enjoy though, are the independent ... Read More
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