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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Warping that heavy cane rod into half a parentheses on a giant doughball - sipping carp that didn't even look back when it dragged me off a footbridge . I write about fly fishing because I don't really know how to do much else ...
I say this even though I have lived more than half my fifty years in Maine and left East Tennessee behind at the age of seventeen . But being an East Tennesseean is not something you ever stop being , no matter how long you've been away ...
... four years and who once tried to sell him a Hudson , renowned for its backseat if not its reliability , and to which offer nondriving half - blind Tumor replied in guttural disgust : " Sheeee - it . I wudden have a goddam Hudson .
In its wisdom , the state of Tennessee has fewer game wardens on the job hereabouts than forty years ago , when the state's population was less than half what it is today — game wardens who have neither the time nor the inclination to ...
On paper brook trout should dominate , as they have larger mouths than rainbows — a ten - inch brook trout can handily swallow a frog half its size while a rainbow cannot — and they are generally more efficient feeders ...
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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
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