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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She squinted suspiciously at my Maine plates and Yankeefied accent , looked me up and down with rheumy eyes , shook her head twice as though to clear it , then finally said : " Whale , yew got the look of a Babb , but I cain't tell ...
Finally I take a wildly leaping eight - inch male , impossibly red , a miniature fire truck with ridiculously exaggerated fins , a perfect photograph were there enough light in this Stygian tunnel to ready a camera before he twists from ...
The directions led me through one of those dreary dying mill towns notched into Maine's western foothills and into a chain of increasingly dilapidated roads , until I finally came to what 34 / Taking a Set.
increasingly dilapidated roads , until I finally came to what my notes described as the third dirt road after the burned - out gas station sixteen miles from town , the first trailer on the right . Two longhaired bearded men in flannel ...
As the sun began to sink into the hills I finally cased the three rods , wrote him a check for his asking price , shook his hand , wished him luck , and drove slowly back down to the coast , finally shutting off the windshield wipers ...
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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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