Books, DVDs and Games

There are many great resources for entertainment and education available for the young fly angler in your lives. We hope that these will be helpful in getting your kids hooked on fly fishing. Some of these titles are books written for kids and some are books written for parents.


Fly Fishing Apps for Mobile Devices

Olive the Woolly Bugger (iPad only)


Fly Fishing DVDs

A Kid’s Guide to Fly Fishing by Tyler Befus

Teach Your Kids to Fly Fish by Jack Dennis

Tomorrow’s Fly Fishers by Fanny Krieger

Fly Fishing Books:

A Kid’s Guide to Fly Fishing by Tyler Befus

A Kid’s Guide to Fly Tying by Tyler Befus

First Cast: Teaching Kids to Fly Fish by Phil Genova

Fly Fishing with Children by Philip Brunquell

Funerals and Fly Fishing by Mary Bartek

Fly Fishing with Trout Tail by Kimberly H. Lucas

Olive the Little Woolly Bugger by Kirk Werner

Olive and the Big Stream by Kirk Werner

Olive Goes for a Wild Ride by Kirk Werner

River Girls by Cecilia “Pudge” Kleinkauf


Fishing and Fish-Related Books

A Fisherman’s Night Before Christmas by Steve Stovall & Jody Feldman

A Fishing Surprise by Rae A. McDonald

A Good Day’s Fishing by James Prosek

Adventures with Jonny: Ice Fishing by Michael DiLorenzo

Adventures with Jonny: Let’s Go Fishing by Michael DiLorenzo

A River Dream by Allen Say

A Salmon for Simon by Betty Waterton

Big Fish Little Fish by Ed Heck

Buck Wilder’s Small Fry Fishing Guide by Tim Smith & Mark Herrick

Bun-Bun’s Brook Trout by Rick Mosse

Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On by Lois Ehlert

Fishing for a Dream: Ocean Lullabies and Night Verses by Kate Kiesler

Fishing in a Brook: Angling Activities for Kids by Lawson Drinkard

Fishing in Action by Hadley Dyer & Bobbie Kalman

Fishing in the Air by Sharon Creech and Chris Raschka

Fishing Sunday by Tony Johnston & Barry Root

Fishing With Dad: Lessons of Love and Lure From Father to Son by Michael J. Rosen

Fishing with Gubby by Gary Kent

Fish On! Kids Books by Kristine Houghtman

Go Fish Stories by Nora Gaydos

Going Fishing by Bruce McMillan

Gone Fishing by Earlene Long

Gone Fishing with Kids: How to Take Your Kid Fishing and Still Be Friends by Joe Perrone Jr. & Manny Luftglass

Granddad’s Fishing Buddy by Mary Quigley

Grandpa and Bo by Kevin Henkes

Harry Bear and Friends Count Fish by Elliot Kreloff

Hooray for Fish by Lucy Cousins

How to Catch a Fish by John Frank

How to Catch Really Big Fish by Tara Robinson

In the Swim by Douglas Florian

Kids Gone Fishing by Dave Maas

Let’s Go Fishing: A Book for Beginners by Gerald D. Schmidt

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

One Fish Two Fish Three Four Five Fish by Dr. Seuss

Piggy and Dad Go Fishing by David Martin and Frank Remkiewicz

Please Don’t Eat Me by Roger DeMuth

River Discoveries by Ginger Wadsworth

River Wild: An Activity Guide to North American Rivers by Nancy F. Castaldo

Safety Around Water by MaryLee Knowlton

Salmon Creek by Annette LeBox

Salmon Summer by Bruce McMillan

Sam: The Tale of a Chesapeake Bay Rockfish by Kristina Henry

Stanley Goes Fishing by Craig Frazier

Tale of a Great White Fish: A Sturgeon Story by Maggie de Vries

The Freshwater Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta

The Lake of the Beginning: A Fable of Salmon, Northern Lights and an Old Promise Kept by Ed Gray

The Legend of Catfish and Little Bream by Ronnie Wells

The Life Cycle of a Salmon by Rebecca Sjonger & Bobbie Kalman

Thomas Goes Fishing: Step Into Reading Step One by The Reverend W. Awdry

Trout Are Made of Trees by April Pulley Sayre

Trout! Trout! Trout! (A Fish Chant) by April Pulley Sayre

Ugly Fish by Kara LaReau & Scott Magoon

Where Fish Go in Winter and Other Great Mysteries by Amy Goldman Koss