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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He's pursued a path defined by principles and interests fundamentally his own ; often as not that's an uphill walk , traveling , as he says in the central essay of this collection , " Against the Grain . " And when the thrust of an ...
As always , the catching can be good or not , but the angling in these pages never fails to interest and entertain , sometimes provoke and exasperate , and occasionally outrage . For I might as well warn you now : Babb is a writer for ...
A few years back , on a trip home to see my mother and brother , a new interest in family history led me to the old Babb homeplace and burying ground out at Oral , the improbably named village where my great - great - great ...
with floating trash and dead shad minnows , but as I continued to watch a pair of fat rubbery lips rose slowly and closed over a minnow , and suddenly I lost all interest in our droning tour guide's spiel about cheap electricity and ...
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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