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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As always , the catching can be good or not , but the angling in these pages never fails to interest and entertain , sometimes provoke and exasperate , and occasionally outrage . For I might as well warn you now : Babb is a writer for ...
write because the U.S. Navy's radioman school taught me to type fast enough to keep abreast of an uncontrolled thought process that , like fly fishing , transports me to places I never expected to be . I write because it is an outlet ...
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 ...
To them you'll never grow up , no matter how old you get or what disparate paths your life may take . A few years back , on a trip home to see my mother and brother , a new interest in family history led me to the old Babb homeplace and ...
to a stream whose name I'll not share and caught the living beejezus out of wild , never - seen - a - hatchery rainbows , six of which got suitably Babbtized in popping bacon grease and served up with a skilletful of fat ramps we'd dug ...
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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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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