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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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 ...
He fills boxes for his display at Little River Outfitters in the Smokies with old - time mountain flies like Thunderheads , Yaller Hammers , Specks , Yellow Palmers , and Tellico Nymphs , the latter a fly that's been around since before ...
... lines in icy spring gales ; plopping big dry flies into heavy pocket water ; drifting daisy chains of weighted nymphs and a fat indicator through deep secret runs ; doing anything that involves salt water or travel in an airplane .
My father graphically demonstrated what they do to your fish - catching potential by walking slowly up to a tailout on crystal - clear Doublecamp Creek , where a big pair of fat browns hung sipping nymphs . He was wearing his old ...
browns hung sipping nymphs . He was wearing his old World War II - pattern camouflage shirt , and the browns didn't move a muscle . Then he invited his pair of miniature James Deans to join him . We moved in like Indians ghosting ...
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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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