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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7 A Pond of One's Own / 77 8 In the Wake of Henry D. / 87 9 Alone on a Nameless Stream / 95 10 Against the Grain / 103 11 Leave It to Beavers / 117 12 Gone Mad in the Midday Sun / 125 13 Thy Rod and Thy Staff / 133 15 Cabo Wabo / 155 16 ...
Sequestered in a separate little cabin at the edge of a trout pond ( both of which he also built ) , a charmingly secluded and Waldenesque setting , he works in the publishing business , one of ...
But I too have a secret craving — a fish found not in aristocratic trout streams but in pedestrian ponds and murky impoundments ; a fish with the power to transmogrify a sophisticated , law - abiding sportsman into a larcenous scofflaw ...
It didn't take long to find one , either . A friend had gotten wind of a hog farmer with a pond that had , he swore , some of the biggest bream ever seen in those parts . " He THE GREAT BREAM EXPEDITIONS / 57.
We'd have had a legendary day of fishing , too , if the pond's owner , a Poppin ' Johnny Deere man drawn to the alien four - cylinder drone of a Farmall on his back forty , hadn't shown up accompanied by two very pissed - off parents ...
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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
Leave It to Beavers
Gone Mad in the Midday Sun
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