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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Of a town a few miles from my own , novelist Cormac McCarthy wrote in The Orchard Keeper : " I never knowed such a place for meanness . " I say all this because I've found , over thirty - odd years of life among both urban and rural ...
I dropped him off on the best pool on the river and said he should fish upstream about two miles and we'd meet at the truck for lunch , and when he didn't show up I walked back downstream to see how he was doing and he was still ...
And Walter , who'd fished his two miles of river upstream from the truck with a weighted nymph and a wet - fly dropper and had caught thirty or so trout , and had walked back downstream another two miles to see if his guest had fallen ...
When a mile - thick sheet of ice covered North America as far down as the Ohio River , these mountains provided a different kind of refuge , high ground in a frozen flood . Northern pine , spruce , and hemlock crowded onto their ...
A foot of elevation equals just over a quarter mile of northing , and at around thirty - five hundred feet above sea level the brook trout of southern Appalachia live , phytogeographically speaking , in the cold comfort of Maine .
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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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