• The Local Angler Series of Guidebooks

      The Local Angler is a (planned) series of ten guides written by fishing enthusiasts with years of experience fishing in the waters they know best—the ones within easy reach of home. Published by Imbrifex Books, each guidebook features more than two dozen wades, paddles, or floats described by expert anglers who share secrets and tips about their home regions. With a Local Angler guide, you can discover creeks, rivers, lakes, coastal inlets, and even deep sea fishing “holes,” all near major metro areas. This means you can enjoy a relaxing retreat to some of the best fishing spots in America, even if you have only a few hours to spare. Additional tips and info about local and natural history, brew pubs, fly fishing shops, bait and tackle shops, and nearby points of interest will make your fishing experience even more rewarding.

      The Local Angler

      Fly Fishing Austin & Central Texas

      Fly Fishing Houston & Southeastern Texas was written by Robert McConnell and can be found in fly shops and bookstores as of February 7, 2023

      Three more more fly fishing guidebooks which are part of The Local Angler book series are underway.

      Urban Fly Fishing Dallas – Fort Worth is being written by Greg DeMars and will be in fly shops and bookstores on May 6, 2025.

      Panfish on the Fly is being written by Bart Lombardo and we expect it will be in bookstores and fly shops all over North America on March 3, 2025

      Fly Fishing Louisville and Central Kentucky is being written by Richard Hines and will be in bookstores and fly shops on January 1, 2026.

      Comments 2 Comments
      1. Rick Quinn's Avatar
        Rick Quinn -
        I can see the Local Angler series becoming the go-to resource for fishing the Lone Star State, and there are a LOT of fisherfolk in Texas. Well done! If the new guides are half as good as Aaron Reed's book, this is a major step forward for the series.

        Rick Quinn
      1. Mark Sedenquist's Avatar
        Mark Sedenquist -

        Yep and there is a second SST book publishing in August!