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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... and where a big fly is a size 18 and a stout leader reads 6X . While we were talking over the editing of his latest book , I suggested he might like to get together downstate with my brother and do a little mountain fishing .
... in the river and drowned , during which time his guest hadn't moved ten feet and was fishing a twenty - foot leader on a thirty - foot - wide boulder - strewn stream roaring wildly down a mountainside , said : " I let him fish .
... gut leaders in silver soaking trays , a nickelsilver collapsible drinking cup marked abercrombie & fitch , a minuscule Abbey & Imbrie casting reel , a Heddon Woodpecker plug in its original box , a boxful of tiny Heddon fly - rod ...
... but for someone using a thin tube of aerospace - derived graphite composite to propel a microbubbleimpregnated plastic line and extruded nylon leader tipped with an entomologically perfect imitation of a hatch - chart - identified ...
The time - honored method is turle - knotting the dry fly to the tippet knot's tag end so it cantilevers an inch or so off the leader . This gives you a good drift , but it's hard to cast and spends too much time devising Gordian knots ...
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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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