H.G. Tapply

HGTapplyHorace G. Tapply was a former associate editor of Field & Stream magazine and editor of several other outdoor publications.  New England born, Tapply was a founding member of the New England Outdoor Writer’s Association.  He is best known for his Field & Stream column, “Tap’s Tips”, where he provided simple but practical bits of advice to sportsmen in each issue.

Tapply’s writings were combined into several books.  His son, W.G. Tapply, continued in his father’s tradition with the “Tap’s Tips” column in Field & Stream, as well as being a prolific writer of many fiction novels as well as several collections of his outdoor stories.

H.G. Tapply books:

Tap’s Tips

Tackle Tinkering

The Fly Tyer’s Handbook

The Sportsman’s Notebook

Those Hours Spent Outdoors

Field & Stream’s Secrets of Expert Outdoorsmen


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