Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's Progress
Rowman & Littlefield, 1 mei 2002 - 224 pagina's
One of the most eccentric and riveting voices to be heard in the world of fly fishing has his say on just about every aspect of angling.
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He ran a mill on Babb Creek , a thin mossy rill slicing through the limestone of Bays Mountain toward Roaring Fork and Lick Creek . After he returned to Greene County from the siege of Yorktown , Philip's son Seth opened his own mill ...
I had wanted to fish Sycamore Creek — a Tellico River tributary that to me defines the perfect trout stream : no more than thirty feet wide , with icy crystalline water stair - stepping over big mossy boulders , its steep intimate banks ...
On his scouting visit to Sycamore Creek the previous week , Walter didn't find any fish over three or four inches , but at the upper end he found a fire ring full of trout heads and ramp leaves and a gallon - size Ziploc bulging with ...
And the stream that produced them was fully as inaccessible as Sycamore Creek or the Upper Bald River . What saved it from poachers ? It has no speckled trout . What saved Meadow Branch's naturalized Yankee specks from poachers ?
When you hike in to a place like the head of Deep Creek , with its virgin timber — oaks and hemlocks seven feet through at the butt — and its original - strain brook trout , you're seeing North America as it was before we came .
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CROSSCURRENTS: A Fly Fisher's ProgressGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
A fireside collection of fly-fishing pieces, touched with—but not drowned in—folksy wisdom and whimsy, from Gray's Sporting Journal editor and columnist Babb. These short essays are divided into two ... Volledige review lezen
Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's ProgressGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
Every few years one wonders if the fountain of talented essayists on fly-fishing is running dry. Then someone like Babb (editor of Gray's Sporting Journal since 1997) comes along. In this outstanding ... Volledige review lezen
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