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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... an employer , my publisher , and the only person other than my mother who ever telephoned to say hi on Christmas morning And thanks especially to the fish and the rivers , and to my father , who taught me to care about them .
My earliest memories all involve fly fishing : Sitting waist - deep in a riffle with my brother , Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly ...
I showed her the small - town library tucked into a corner of the War Memorial gymnasium , where I learned about worlds where people talked and thought differently , worlds where anyone could sit by the river and read an unassigned book ...
A fourteen - incher was a good trout for us , which is probably why in my hormonally addled adolescence I lit off for the Tennessee River to drift shad guts for catfish the size of Labrador retrievers . But the skills learned on those ...
And Walter , who'd fished his two miles of river upstream from the truck with a weighted nymph and a wet - fly dropper and had caught thirty or so trout , and had walked back downstream another two miles to see if his guest had fallen ...
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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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