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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Contents Acknowledgments / ix Foreword by Ted Leeson / xi An Apology / 1 I Taking a Set / 5 1 Specks in Time / 15 2 Blue - Collar Cane / 29 3 Fishing with a Wet Fly / 39 4 The Indicator Papers / 45 5 The Great Bream Expeditions / 53 6 ...
Certainly I didn't choose to become a fly fisherman , no more than I chose to be born with blond hair and blue eyes and unhealthy appetites for fried chicken and what is known in polite circles as low humor .
We delight most in inflicting these homespun crudities on the pretentious and refined , all the while smiling and exuding the openhearted good cheer of the idiots they suppose us to be , as we methodically go about turning their blue ...
rock nine miles out at sea , the thin green coastline of Maine and New Hampshire spreads from horizon to horizon , and behind it the ancient stubs of the blue Appalachians dominate the sky as they have for eons .
... Roughridge Creek , the fleeting scent of trout and of deep - rooted home rising from my hands . I feel a lot of things , but I don't feel at all like a fool . 2 Blue - Collar Cane True nostalgia is an ephemeral SPECKS IN TIME / 27.
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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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