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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... Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly lines to fluorescent candy canes flashing through the moist mountain air .
... or Poe and Pynchon : Great Literature , at least to those whose worlds revolve around fish and the places they live . Everyone has to aspire to something , and while I have too much of the mountain mountebank in my makeup to aspire ...
We are what Thomas Wolfe , a mountain - grown North Carolinian sprouted from the same gnarled Appalachian roots , described as a " crude , kindly , ignorant , and murderous people . " In my hometown , as typical an East Tennessee ...
In those pre - genetic - hackle days they were hard to keep afloat in the wild mountain torrent ; and , as my dad said , they were ... while skills learned on classic waters don't transplant into the mountains worth a dip of snuff .
I'm bricklaying Babb's grandson and bass - singing Babb's son , " I said . " Oh , " she said with her own brand of condescension , " That'd make yew hair - growin ' Babb . " 1 Specks in Time The mountains were his masters .
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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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