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.
Resultaten 1-5 van 39
by answering , " Nuthin'but a couple of mules , " and neglecting to mention the mules were riding in a five - ton truck . Of an old man down the road in Sweetwater who when asked why he dragged a chain with him everywhere said he'd look ...
A foot of elevation equals just over a quarter mile of northing , and at around thirty - five hundred feet above sea level the brook trout of southern Appalachia live , phytogeographically speaking , in the cold comfort of Maine .
In years to come the five sons of Phillip Babb would move into those mountains , some going north , others south . In 1787 great - grandson Philip Babb left his father's plantation on Babb's Run , a thin little trout stream notched into ...
... the most ardent of today's soft city trout fishers , shiny RC cans and Copenhagen boxes tell of recent visitors who knew the area and knew what they were doing ; the stream held only a few fish over five inches , at least for us .
... but the brookies here are tiny — four or five inches . 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 ...
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
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
Leave It to Beavers
Gone Mad in the Midday Sun
Thy Rod and Thy Staff
Defenders of Midway
In the Wake of Henry D
Alone on a Nameless Stream
Against the Grain
A Proper Toff