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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For readers , this union of fly fisherman with writer could not be more fortunate . Jim marries a lifetime of angling skill and experience to an astonishingly ( at times alarmingly ) fertile imagination , and the offspring is this ...
For I might as well warn you now : Babb is a writer for whom practically nothing is sacred , nothing to be taken too seriously . Not fishing , not fisherman , and most especially not himself . —Ted Leeson February 1999 An Apology No ...
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 ...
W hatever else I may be — husband , father , reader , writer , — editor , sailor , gardener , amateur chef , fly fisherman , environmentalist , ex - smoker , ex - commercial fisherman , ex - truck driver , lapsed guitar player ...
... the National Park Service fisheries biologist in charge of restoring brook trout to the park and , increasingly rare in these days of bureaucratic disconnect from the resources they're meant to protect , an ardent fly fisherman .
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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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