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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Connections of this sort can grow deep and complex ; locality and family , land and livelihood , home and history twist and vine together until , like it or not or both FOREWORD / xiii.
My earliest memories all involve fly fishing : Sitting waist - deep in a riffle with my brother , Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly ...
We are not even like other Tennesseeans ; the bluegrass Democrats from Middle Tennessee and the Deep South denizens of West Tennessee share in common with the ridge - running Republicans of East Tennessee only a state capital ...
... makes me go all teary - eyed but East Tennessee , where in its ripe red clay and fissured limestone my roots intertwine deep and ancient . We are not like other people , us East Tennesseeans . But we are very much like each other .
In those pre - genetic - hackle days they were hard to keep afloat in the wild mountain torrent ; and , as my dad said , they were awful hard to sink deep enough to catch a fish . And big fish ? A fourteen - incher was a good trout for ...
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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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