Welcome to A.M. Rapach Angling Books. Purveyors of Antiquarian, Collectible, and Out-of-Print Fishing Books for the Discriminating Angler.

  • We are a bookseller specializing in fishing books, fly fishing books, hunting books, and sporting books.
  • We operate an online book store and sell books at hunting & fishing shows and flea markets throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding states.
  • We are located in Southwestern Pennsylvania in Harrison City, Westmoreland County. The region is also know as the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.
  • We buy single items and collections from individuals, used book shops, bookstores, independent book dealers, antique dealers, and book pickers.

The Angling Book catalogue is now operational. Select your books and check out through our store on Square, Inc. (www.square.com).

We will be posting more books. If you are looking for a particular book, please drop us a line. We have many more books than what you will see online.


Thank you for stopping by our booth at the Penns Woods West Trout Unlimited Cabin Fever on Sunday, March 6, 2016

We'll be at Hanna's Town Antiques & Collectibles Market; Sunday, May 8, 2016

Please see the "Happenings" page for more information & directions.

"Your Place for Antiquarian, Collectible, & Out-of-Print Angling Books, Fishing Books, Fly Fishing Books, Hunting Books, and Sporting Books on the World Wide Web."

Recent Acquisitions

The Fly Casters of Boston; A Half Century with the Fly Casters, 1946-1996; [1996, Boston, (The Fly Casters), first edition, first printing] slipcase; imited edition of 250 numbered copies, this copy #48; with color plates from painting by Milton C. Weiler, plus black & white drawings in the text. linen-covered boards stamped in gilt. introduction by Ernest Schwiebert. Sketches by various members of this exclusive Boston angling club. Chapters by members including M.C. Weiler, Jr., Jack Gartside and others.


The Angling Book Catalogue
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The Fishing in Print

Some of the best fishing is done not in the water but in print.

-Sparse Grey Hackle-

Fishermen are born honest, but they get over it.

-Ed Zern-

From "The Quotable Fisherman," compiled by Nick Lyons, 1998

If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.

-Zane Grey-


Check out some classic books. (Books open in a new window.)

Juliana Berners; Treatyse of Fysshynge wyth an Angle; 1486

I. Walton, The Compleat Angler, 1653

T. Barker, The Art of Angling, 1659

W. Pickering, Piscatorial Reminiscences & Gleanings: to which is added a catalogue of books on angling (T. Boose), 1835


More Recent Acquisitions

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**Arbona, Fred L. Jr.; Mayflies, the Angler, and the Trout; $29.99 **Babcock, Havlah; I Don't Want to Shoot an Elephant, Education of a Pretty Boy’ Jaybirds go to Hell on Friday, The Best of Babcock (4-volume Boxed Set); $89.99 **Barnes, George W.; How to Make Bamboo Fly Rods; $34.99 **Bashline, L. James; Atlantic Salmon Fishing; $23.99 **Bear, Fred; Fred Bear’s Field Notes; $49.99 **Bergman, Ray; Trout; $22.49 **Best, A. K.; Fly Tying with A. K.; $24.99 **Black, William C.; Gentlemen Preferred Dry Flies: The Dry Fly and the Nymph, Evolution and Conflict; $22.99 **Borger, Gary A.; Designing Trout Flies; $34.99 **Brooks, Charles E.; Nymph Fishing for Larger Trout; $34.99 **Burger, John F.; Horned Death; $99.99 **Caucci, Al & Bob Nastasi; Fly-tyers Color Guide; $49.99 **Caucci, Al and Nastasi, Bob; Hatches, a complete guide to fishing the hatches of north american trout streams; $39.99 **Chatham, Russell (editor); Silent Seasons; $29.99 **Connett, Eugene V., 3d.; Random Casts; $24.99 **Darbee, Harry (edited by Ray Ovington); The Compact Book of Fisherman's Tricks, Tips, and Hints; $$24.99 **Foggia, Lyla; Reel Women: the World of Women Who Fish; $24.99 **Fulsher, Keith with David Klausmeyer; Thunder Creek Flies; $24.99 **Gierach, John; All Fishermen Are Liars (signed); $49.99 **Gierach, John; All Fishermen Are Liars; $24.99 **Gierach, John; Fool's Paradise (signed); $49.99 **Gierach, John; Sex, Death and Fly-Fishing, 1st edition, 1st printing); $249.99 **Gierach, John; Still Life With Brook Trout; $24.99 **Gierach, John; Trout Bum; $29.99 **Gierach, John; Where the Trout Are All as Long as Your Leg; $34.99 **Gierach, John; Where the Trout Are All as Long as Your Leg; $34.99 **Gingrich, Arnold (editor); The Gordon Garland, A Round of Devotions by His Followers; $94.99 **Gingrich, Arnold; The Fishing in Print, A Guided Tour Through Five Centuries of Angling Literature; $39.99 **Graham, Jamie Maxtone (compiler); The Best of Hardy's Anglers' Guides; $29.99 **Grove, Alvin R.; The Lure and Lore of Trout-Fishing; $34.99 **Haig-Brown, Roderick L. (ed. by Valerie Haig-Brown); The Master and His Fish; $34.99 **Haig-Brown, Roderick L.; Fisherman's Fall, 2nd edition; $39.99 **Haig-Brown, Roderick L.; Fisherman's Spring, 2nd edition; $39.99 **Haig-Brown, Roderick L.; Fisherman's Summer, 2nd edition; $39.99 **Haig-Brown, Roderick L.; Fisherman's Winter, 2nd edition; $39.99 **Harvey, George W.; George Harvey: Memories, Patterns, and Tactics (signed); $89.99 **Heacox, Cecil E.; The Gallant Grouse (signed); $49.99 **Hills, John Waller; A History of Fly Fishing for Trout; $34.99 **Holbrook, Don & Ed Koch; Midge Magic; $29.99 **Jennings, Preston J.; A Book of Trout Flies; $34.99 **Jorgensen, Poul; Modern Fly Dressings for the Practical Angler; $24.99

... of all the liars among mankind, the fisherman is the most trustworthy.

-William Sherwood Fox-


Contact Us

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A.M. Rapach Angling Books
PO Box 2
Harrison City, PA 15636-0002
USA

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Harrison City, PA 15636-0002
USA

**Jorgensen, Poul; Poul Jorgensen's Favorite Flies and How to Tie Them; $39.99 **Kaufmann, Randall; Tying Dry Flies; $49.99 **Keith, Elmer; Hell, I Was There!: Elmer Keith, His Life Story; $124.99 **Klausmeyer, David; Striped Bass Patterns; $24.99 **Kustich, Jerry; A Wisp in the Wind: in search of bull trout bamboo and beyond; $34.99 **Lawrie, W. H.; English Trout Flies; $24.99 **Lee, Art; Tying and Fishing the Riffling Hitch; $39.99**Leiser, Eric; The Complete Book of Fly Tying; $24.99 **Leiser, Eric & Boyle, Eric H.; Stoneflies for the Angler; $44.99 **Letherman, Troy & Tony Weaver; Top Water:; $24.99 **Levy, Howard; Man Against Musky (signed); $149.99 **Lilly, Bud & Paul Schullery; A Trout's Best Friend: The Angling Autobiography of Bud Lilly; $44.99 **Lyons, Nick; Spring Creek (signed); $59.99 **Lyons, Nick; Spring Creek; $24.99 **Macquarrie, Gordon; Stories of the Old Duck Hunters Trilogy (3 Volume Box Set): Stories of the Old Duck Hunters & Other Drivel, More Stories of the Old Duck Hunters & The Last Stories of the Old Duck Hunters; $89.99 **Marden, Luis; The Angler’s Bamboo; $29.99 **Marinaro, Vincent C.; A Modern Dry-Fly Code (true first edition, lacks dust jacket); $29.99 **Marinaro, Vincent C.; In the Ring of the Rise; $64.99 **McClintock, Grant; Flywater: Fly-Fishing Rivers of the West; $24.99 **McDonald, John (editor); The Complete Fly Fisherman: The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon; $129.99 **McDonald, John; Quill Gordon: a fly-fisherman's feast of rare items from the author's streamside experiences; $34.99 **Mendoza, George; Secret Places of Trout Fishermen (signed); $24.99 **Middleton, Harry; Rivers of Memory; $99.99 **Middleton, Harry; The Bright Country; $34.99 **Migel, J. Michael (editor); The Masters of the Dry Fly; $29.99 **Mundy, Pat; Montana's Last Best River: the Bighole and its People; $24.99 **Peluso, Angelo; Saltwater Flies of the Northeast; $29.99 **Riling, Ray; Guns and Shooting: A Selected Chronoloical Bibliography; $44.99 **Russell, Keith C. and Friends; The Fly-Fishingest Gentlemen, A Choice Assemblage of Fly-Fishing Adventures; $34.99 **Schaldach, William J.; Coverts & Casts and Currents & Eddies (Boxed set); $74.99 **Schollmeyer Jim and Ted Leeson; Inshore Flies: Best Contemporary Patterns from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts; $29.99 **Schollmeyer, Jim & Ted Leeson; Trout Flies of the East: Best Contemporary Patterns from East of the Rocky Mountains (signed); $99.99 **Schwiebert, Ernest; Death of a Riverkeeper; $39.99 **Schwiebert, Ernest; Nymphs: a complete guide to naturals and their imitations; $24.99 **Schwiebert, Ernest; Trout (2 volume, box set; $99.99 **Scott, Kathy; Changing Planes; $39.99 **Shaw, Helen; Fly-Tying: materials, tools, technique; $23.99 **Shewey, John; Steelhead Flies (signed); $59.99 **Sosin, Mark and Lefty Kreh; Fishing the Flats; $39.99 **Sparse Grey Hackle (edited by Patricia Miller Sherwood); An Honest Angler: the Best of Sparse Grey Hackle; $24.99 **Spiller, Burton L.; Grouse Feathers; $39.99 **Stewart, Dick and Leeman, Bob; Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon; $99.99 **Swift, Jeremy; Arthur Ransome on Fishing; $24.99 **Talleur, Richard W.; Mastering the Art of Fly-tying; $24.99 **Talleur, Richard W.; Modern Fly-Tying Materials; $24.99 **Vance, Joel M.; Autumn Shadows Outdoor Tales of the Supernatural; $24.99 **Walton, Izaak; The Compleat Angler; $24.99 **Williams, Ted & Underwood, John; Fishing “the Big Three”: tarpon, bonefish, atlantic salmon; $34.99 **Woods, Shirley E.; Angling For Atlantic Salmon; $69.99 **Woolner, Frank & Henry Lyman; Striped Bass Fishing; $24.99 **Wulff, Lee; Bush Pilot Angler: a memoir; $24.99 **Wulff, Lee; Trout on a Fly; $59.99 **Zabriskie, George A.; Fisherman's Philosophy: being the reflections of several contemplative anglers while I think not unworthy the perusal of my friends, (hand-colored plates, signed, dust jacket); $124.99

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