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, located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 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 buy single items and collections from individuals, used book shops, bookstores, independent book dealers, antique dealers, and book pickers.
Our angling books and sporting books catalogues are available online. Explore the catalogues and purchase books through our store on Square, Inc.
We will be posting more books. If you are looking for a particular book, please drop us a line. We have more titles than what are listed in the online catalogues.
The 2023 fishing and hunting show & flea market season has started strong--many shows and flea markets canceled during the last two years are reopening this year.
See our updated "Happenings" page for the latest 2023 show information.
Our next show is the . . .
PA Trappers Assn. District #8, 45th Annual Sportsmans Show
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds
433 Shippensburg Road (SR533), Newville, PA 17241
7 AM to 5 PM; Public Auction @ 12:30 PM
Mark your Calendar
Please see our "Happenings" page for more information & directions.
Pennsylvania's 2023 Trout Season opened on Saturday, April 1, 2023.
Respect your fellow anglers and enjoy the great fishing opportunities Pennsylvania has to offer.
The Fishing Books Catalogue
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Classic Angling Books
More Recent Acquisitions
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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--
If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago. --Zane Grey--
Who was it that said that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for the day, but if you teach a man to fish, the sod-sucker is unlikely ever to bother with an honest days work for the rest of his miserable life? --Wolf Avni, Bitch-Creek Nymphing & the Millennium Bug--
. . . of all the liars among mankind, the fisherman is the most trustworthy. --William Sherwood Fox--
There are as many reasons why and ways to fish as there are people who do it. --Russell Chatham--
Angling and Sporting Bibliographies & Related Reference Materials
Borzoi Books for Sportsmen, 1943-1955
Pleasure & Profit Books--A.H. Harding Publishing Company
Abercrombie & Fitch Library
Lefty's Little Library of Fly Fishing
We've recently purchased a collection of contemporary angling books and some others. We will posting updates to our catalogues.
A selection of uncatalogued books will be offered at up-coming shows You won't want to miss them. There will be books for both collectors and "readers."
Check back often for additional information.
A.M. Rapach Angling Books
PO Box 2
Harrison City, PA 15636-0002 USA
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A.M. Rapach Angling Books
567 Manor Harrison City Road #0002
Harrison City, PA 15636-1113 USA
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