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 accounts of the fish and fishing , from the quiet solitude of a brook trout stream to the barely controlled chaos of saltwater angling , are immediate and fresh . At times the voice is stropped with an edge as keen as life , laying ...
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 .
call brook trout . Down South , at the coccyx of the Appalachian spine , they're known simply as specks . Speckled trout evolved with the earliest glaciers , and they and their first cousins , the Arctic char , still live only in the ...
In 1787 great - grandson Philip Babb left his father's plantation on Babb's Run , a thin little trout stream notched ... past to live in Maine , at the opposite end of the Appalachians and in the epicenter of the brook trout's range .
It is May and the trout lilies are blooming , and like Southern mountain people for centuries we have taken this as a ... But these aren't pure Appalachian brook trout , a newly named subspecies diverted from the mainstream gene pool by ...
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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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