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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... the statesman in preventing or contriving plots , then we sit on cowslip banks , hear the birds sing , and possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams , which we now see glide so quietly by us .
... itself a tributary of the Little Tennessee River , the sacred river of the Cherokee , now imprisoned behind a series of implacable concrete dams and on whose banks once stood the Cherokee town from which Tennessee got its name .
... its steep intimate banks shaded by towering beech and tulip poplar and frosted with trilliums and lady's slippers — the kind of idyllic oasis that sends the " Flower Duet " from Delibes's Lakme endlessly lilting through my head .
Finally we pulled into a little two - track through the kudzu , unslipped a gate , and chugged back under the pines to find the perfect bluegill pond , its water all lily pads and its banks all overhanging trees .
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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