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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At the same time , his appetite for books has always been voracious , and he's read more of them , and understood them better , than most university English professors I know . In the woods of coastal Maine , he built a house entirely ...
Sometimes explicitly , often more subtly , these pieces weave together the story of one man leaving the South , parting from home and home water and better than two centuries of family history . Eventually homesteading in Maine ...
Before the log - off my father's fishing buddies Floyd King and Billy Gilbert came up into these mountains on horseback and found good fishing for specks fourteen inches or better down to sixteen hundred feet . Below eight hundred feet ...
catch - and - release days we prized wild specks for the same reasons the mountain people do today : They taste better than any fish that swims . I know old - timers who wouldn't walk across the street to catch a twenty - inch brown or ...
I see habitat destruction and backdoor access to areas better left inaccessible . In its wisdom , the state of Tennessee has fewer game wardens on the job hereabouts than forty years ago , when the state's population was less than half ...
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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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