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Bill Barich

Bill Barich’s ten books include Laughing in the Hills, A Pint of Plain, and Crazy for Rivers. He has written about fly fishing for The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, and other publications. 

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American Summer

Although the writer did not share his father's passion for largemouth bass and jitterbugs, he grew to understand his obsession with fishing

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A Winter's Tale

Enraptured by steelhead as a young man, a writer reflects on his Russian River days.

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Basket of Memories

The sentimental value of my creel was worth far more than the $22 I sold it for

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The Ways of the River Dodder

Searching for a trophy in an urban gem that flows through Dublin, the author discovers the differences between passion and obsession