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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... characterized as " Baptists who can read , " and you can't cast on a four - count beat if you're draped over a downed sycamore and sidearming a pair of wet flies two pockets upstream through a doglegged hole in the rhododendrons .
That lithe little seven - footer bought on time with paper - route earnings from Wilburn's Hardware cast a pair of wet flies far more easily than did my creaking old nine - foot Montague , and it didn't need careful nightly drying or ...
... from the dull wet slosh of early spring We stopped next to a pair of pallets lying across a flooded ditch and headed up a steep narrow trail that wound through cutover woodlands overlooking the broad valley of the Androscoggin .
We fished in a worn - out pair of high - top P. F. Flyers with indoor - outdoor carpeting glued to the soles , two pairs of wool socks , and a pair of blue jeans . Trouble is , once wet , blue jeans never truly dry , and they become ...
Then he invited his pair of miniature James Deans to join him . We moved in like Indians ghosting through the woods , and the browns vanished like smoke . I can't figure out whether this wader dependency of today's anglers stems from ...
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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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