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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I write about fly fishing because I don't really know how to do much else , and like all writers I must write about what I know and about how I live my life . To burgle an appropriate line from Thoreau's introduction to Walden ...
... and as meaningful to me as their equally well read shelfmates tagged Twain and Thoreau , Melville and McCarthy , or Poe and Pynchon : Great Literature , at least to those whose worlds revolve around fish and the places they live .
And at least in part why I don't live in East Tennessee . Like many Southerners with literary inclinations , I needed to grow distant from my roots before I could look back and truly see them — the deafening contradictions of folks ...
Speckled trout evolved with the earliest glaciers , and they and their first cousins , the Arctic char , still live only in the coldest and clearest of water . When the glaciers retreated and the land grew warm , the specks sought ...
I like to think I am genetically encoded to need the feel of those mountains and those pure speckled trout always nearby , and that this is what sent me north from East Tennessee a quarter century past to live in Maine , at the opposite ...
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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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