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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I had wanted to fish Sycamore Creek — a Tellico River tributary that to me defines the perfect trout stream : no more than thirty feet wide , with icy crystalline water stair - stepping over big mossy boulders , its steep intimate banks ...
Finally I take a wildly leaping eight - inch male , impossibly red , a miniature fire truck with ridiculously exaggerated fins , a perfect photograph were there enough light in this Stygian tunnel to ready a camera before he twists from ...
... a jumble of perfect Maine streamers stuck on cards autographed with names like Herb Welch and Carrie Stevens . It was the combined wealth of a hundred years of Maine sporting tradition collected from countless garage sales .
had the easy fluid stroke of a natural and sent perfect candy - cane loops sailing across the field . " My dad and I fished together ' bout every day when I was a kid . He always fished cane , never liked them plastic rods .
Have you ever left unfished a perfect pool because the only possible path to the one good casting spot led through a wild tangle of briers and barbed wire — and you were wearing new waders ? Yeah . Me too . Wader technology has come a ...
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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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In the Wake of Henry D
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