Books By Aaron Reed

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Aaron Reed is an award-winning outdoor writer and Army veteran. He currently splits his time between his native Texas Gulf coast, where he drives a tugboat, and his home near the banks of the San Gabriel River in Georgetown, Texas. He is a founding member of the Texas Streams Coalition and has worked for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. When he is not working, chances are you can find him knee-deep in a stream somewhere around Austin, often with his wife and one or more of his three boys, trying like heck to become a better fly fisherman.

The Local Angler Fly Fishing Austin and Central Texas will be released by Imbrifex Books in May 2020.  A party to celebrate its publication  will be held the Mesquite Creek Outfitters in Georgetown, Texas on May 7th. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. All are welcome. The party kicks off at 6:30 pm at 704 South Austin Avenue.

The Local Angler Fly Fishing Austin & Central Texas

by Aaron Reed

The ultimate "Go fishing now!" guide to angling in central Texas. Discover 49 "wades & paddles" on 12 featured streams, all within an hour of downtown Austin. The Local Angler: Fly Fishing Austin and Central Texas will be released by Imbrifex Books in May 2020. A party to celebrate its publication will be held at the Mesquite Creek Outfitters in Georgetown, Texas on May 7th. Drinks and gourmet hors d’oeuvres will be served. All are welcome. The party kicks off at 6:30 pm at 704 South Austin Avenue.
"Austin TX is a gateway to a magical world of fly fishing. Aaron Reed brings a jeweler's eye for detail, a keen sense of place and the meditative skills of a tug boat captain. Anglers will be rewarded not only with access to new waters but the proper playlist and bank-side restaurant to seal the deal"—Phil Shook, author of Flyfisher's Guide to Texas and Flyfishers Guide to the Northeast Coast.
"The author, Aaron Reed, has created a valuable resource for anyone wanting to fly fish in central Texas. The amount of time and passion he has put into this book is amazing"—Alvin Dedeaux, AllWatersGuides.com
"A complete guide to fishing in the heart of Texas. From the locations to the tunes to the local BBQ and brews to the wildlife history of the area, Aaron knows his stuff and writes well about it. This is an engaging book and is sure to be a staple on every Texas fly anglers resource shelf."—Chris Barclay, C. Barclay Fly Rod Co.
"“This book is a literal wealth of knowledge to fly anglers of every skill level! Aaron does a spectacular job of immersing you in some of Central Texas’ finest fly fisheries, all while giving you a look into their history as well. He also accomplishes the difficult task of being concise while remaining incredibly thorough in regard to access, fish species, and local attractions. I consider this book a necessary tool for anyone looking to fly fish the heart of the Lone Star State!”.—Chris Johnson, LivingWatersFlyFishing.com
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