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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James R. Babb — Jimis a passionate fly angler and for several years now , as editor and angling columnist for Gray's Sporting Journal , a professional one . For readers , this union of fly fisherman with writer could not be more ...
An Apology No life , my honest scholar , no life so happy and so pleasant as the life of a well - governed angler ; for when the lawyer is swallowed up with business , the statesman in preventing or contriving plots , then we sit on ...
Northern pine , spruce , and hemlock crowded onto their shoulders , and the thousands of snowmelt streams that cut to the sea teemed with a primitive char scientists call Salvelinus fontinalis and Northern anglers call brook trout .
I was after usable trout rods , not collectibles , so I selected a nine - foot five - weight Goodwin Granger Victory , an eight - foot six - weight Sewell Dunton Anglers ' Choice with a fancy walnut seat and Super - Z ferrules , a high ...
... more comfortable , but each suffers from the same drawbacks : High - tech to low , waders are fragile and confining , a numbing barrier between ourselves and that magical marriage of hydrogen and oxygen where anglers go to play .
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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
Leave It to Beavers
Gone Mad in the Midday Sun
Thy Rod and Thy Staff
Defenders of Midway
In the Wake of Henry D
Alone on a Nameless Stream
Against the Grain
A Proper Toff