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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But carrying waders and wading shoes adds another five to ten pounds to the already considerable burden of the well - equipped modern fly fisher . And when you arrive huffing and puffing at your destination and change into your waders ...
around a bulky pair of back - thunking four - pound hiking shoes all day , unless you're better at finding cached equipment than I am . I'm still looking for a fine pair of Fabianos I hid near the mouth of Webster Stream some twenty ...
... has convinced them it's food than because they are biologically compelled to protect their nests from invaders , big bream , especially bluegills , are harder to fool with an artificial fly than a six - pound springcreek brown .
But for bream measured in pounds — the ultimate badge of a bream fisher's prowess — a riskier expedition was needed . Halfway between the powerhouse offices on one side of the ninety - seven - foot - high dam and the lock control tower ...
... dozen fish averaging nearly two pounds , and more followed with each dip of the barometer . I could have gotten away with it , too , if my father hadn't bragged around town about all the giant bream his boy was bringing home .
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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