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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I can't begin to justify this , not really , except to offer the feeble excuse that fishermen fish and writers write , and as I am by default both a fisherman and a writer I can no more resist this course than the one that dictates I ...
I've driven thirteen hundred miles , walked maybe a hundred and change over the course of a week — all to catch a handful of fingerlings and one eight - inch fish . Some would say only a fool would come this far 26 / Taking a Set.
... in waders — or their low - water equivalent , hip boots — is less a pleasant stroll through the woods than an interminable trudge , a trail of tears through a gauntlet of malevolence . Of course you can always carry your waders .
Of course once you get to the stream , you've still got to decide whether you want to fish dry and warm but distanced from the fish's world or trade the immediacy of becoming one with the fish for a possible future of becoming one with ...
Of course minimizing drag is crucial to dry - fly fishing , too , but velocity changes on a two - dimensional surface are plainly visible and an avoidance path more or less readily plotted . With nymphs , drag is three - dimensional and ...
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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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