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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A Fly Fisher's Progress James R. Babb. “ The best fly - fishing book of the year . " — Library Journal Crosscurrents A FLY FISHER'S PROGRESS Clarke JAMES R. BABB FOREWORD BY TED LEES ON CROSS CURRENTS This one HKCD - B5K - F2Z2 ...
Based on the author's columns written for Gray's sporting journal . . ISBN 1-55821-946-3 ( hc . ) 1. Fly fishing Anecdotes . 2. Babb , James R. I. Title . SH456.824 1999 99-29607 CIP For Linda , who has kept me laughing for twenty.
Contents Acknowledgments / ix Foreword by Ted Leeson / xi An Apology / 1 I Taking a Set / 5 1 Specks in Time / 15 2 Blue - Collar Cane / 29 3 Fishing with a Wet Fly / 39 4 The Indicator Papers / 45 5 The Great Bream Expeditions / 53 6 ...
Thanks to David Foster and Leslie Nelson , my co - conspirators at Gray's , and to my wife Linda , who cares nothing at all about fly fishing but who has always been my most valued and valuable editor , and my best friend .
or most of us fly fishing is the exception rather than the rule , y a respite tucked into nooks and crannies of time , a brief reprieve spent in the small eddies and calms that occasionally form along the edges of a busy world .
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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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