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 dropped him off on the best pool on the river and said he should fish upstream about two miles and we'd meet at the truck for lunch , and when he didn't show up I walked back downstream to see how he was doing and he was still ...
But these aren't pure Appalachian brook trout , a newly named subspecies diverted from the mainstream gene pool by a million years of glacially imposed isolation . These Meadow Branch brookies are of mixed parentage , native Appalachian ...
... but at the upper end he found a fire ring full of trout heads and ramp leaves and a gallon - size Ziploc bulging with rotting specks — a sizable chunk of a slim gene pool dropped by a poacher with his arms full .
We alternately crawl on hands and knees and swing from vines , looking for a pool sufficiently clear of blowdowns to get a line in . When we find one we are invariably rewarded by a swift strike ...
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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