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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In the woods of coastal Maine , he built a house entirely by hand , a " Hobbit - like " structure as he describes it , a minor monument to energy efficiency , low - impact living , ecological harmony , and self - reliance ; he lives ...
To fully recover , the specks need a hand . Eighteen park streams with natural barriers are targeted for full brook - trout restoration , meaning the rainbows will be shocked and transplanted elsewhere and , if necessary , their waters ...
Like all the old mountain homesteads in the national forest , this one is just a memory ; its stout hand - split oak floorboards now form the subfloor of Walter's cabin , and its neat stone walls and incongruous fields of daffodils rise ...
I feel a lot of things as I inhale the rich mountain air , then lean down and drink deeply from the chill waters of Roughridge Creek , the fleeting scent of trout and of deep - rooted home rising from my hands .
And cane rods glow with a quiet inner warmth that comes only from organic materials shaped by the hands of artisans . Compared with my favorite old Heddon , a cheap rod in its day and not terrifically expensive now , most of my five ...
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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