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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A few weeks later I called Walter and asked how it went . " Well , " he said . " I dropped him off on the best pool on the river and said he should fish upstream about two miles and we'd meet at the truck for lunch , and when he didn't ...
Soon we'll see Mick Jagger pimping for denture adhesives , a laxative commercial backed by " I Can't Get No Satisfaction , " an adult diaper ad alluding to the Dark Side of the Moon . Smart Shoppes fill their shelves with so - called ...
Smart Shoppes fill their shelves with so - called antiques marketed to forty - somethings who bought them years ago with pocketchange allowances , or unwrapped them beneath Eisenhower - era Christmas trees and set them out for curbside ...
A bleeping satellite named Telstar chased one called Sputnik across the night sky . Who cared about the authentic past in those synthetic times ? Who cared that those nightly fireside rituals of cane - rod maintenance were communal ...
Distanced from the current only by the thin fabric of lightweight trousers , I feel what those great canoe men , the French - Canadian voyageurs , called la fil d'eau , the thread of the water — rhythmic variations in hydraulic pressure ...
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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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