Considered by many to be the premiere guide to fly fishing in British Columbia, ‘The Gilly’ is now available for purchase in digital form, direct from author Alf Davy. Now you can take ‘The Gilly’ with you in digital form on your next fishing adventure. It is available in both EPUB and Kindle versions (both files are easily readable on most devices).
‘Gilly’: A historical fishing term to describe a guide who accompanies and helps an angler to fish. ‘The Gilly’ is one of the best-selling fly fishing book in Canadian history. It is a Canadian best seller with over 60,000 copies sold and has raised almost $300,000 for British Columbia Federation of Fly Fishers (BCFFF) conservation projects.
Originally published in 1985, ‘The Gilly’ was printed 11 times. In 1986, Prince Charles was the recipient of the first copy of the limited edition leather bound hard cover version of ‘The Gilly‘ (#1 of 200) during his visit to Vancouver, BC to open Expo ’86. It was chosen by CBC’s Cross Canada Checkup as one of the ten books that best define a British Columbian.
‘The Gilly’ is free to school libraries and public libraries. Contact us for details.
The author has a limited number of printed books available. Signed, personalized copies are available while they last for $80 including shipping costs. Please contact us for ordering information.
Alf Davy’s popular two hour video “Flyfishing Still Waters” shows you in a clear, simple way how to fly fish. It illustrates lakes and insects, fly fishing techniques and over 100 successful patterns. It is now available for only $7.95. Contact us if you are interested in purchasing a copy.