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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Growing up in a small East Tennessee town and eventually chafing against its small - town provincialism , Babb moved north , a hillbilly with dreadlocks and a beard who married into Boston's cultural elite where , he says , " I learned ...
cultural elite where , he says , " I learned to navigate the silverware . " He left with a head full of Marley and Mozart and moved farther north , working for a time as a self - employed commercial lobsterman and then jumping ship to ...
Fly fishing , I have learned in forty - something years of obsessing over it , is simply too much fun to be taken seriously . I Taking a a Set That's hit , by golly AN APOLOGY / 3.
I showed Linda where I was raised , where I worshiped , where I went to school , where I learned to fish , drink , smoke Camels , and fight . I showed her the small - town library tucked into a corner of the War Memorial gymnasium ...
But the skills learned on those little high - mountain streams have worked for me pretty much everywhere I've fished , while skills learned on classic waters don't transplant into the mountains worth a dip of snuff .
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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