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 ...
... pinching a tab of fluorescent foam around a bare hook and tossing it out . Of course if any caught a fish , not even Torquemada could extract a confession . 5 The Great Bream Expeditions The desire to make off 52 / Taking a Set.
5 The Great Bream Expeditions The desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost — the most legitimatepassion nature has bred into us ... and , without doubt , the most agreeable one . —marquis de sade , Juliette ; ou ...
My name is Jim and I have a thing for bream . Bream , Brim , Sun Perch , Sunnies , Bluegills , Shellcrackers , Redears , Longears . Call them what you will , the various members of the Centrarchid family are the most universal piscine ...
For bream of any size , however , life has long been far more dangerous , and only the most wary and intelligent survive the constant onslaughts of binge - feeding bass , tooth - chopping gar , and hogmouth catfish , not to mention ...
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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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