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 ...
The accounts of the fish and fishing , from the quiet solitude of a brook trout stream to the barely controlled chaos of saltwater angling , are immediate and fresh . At times the voice is stropped with an edge as keen as life , laying ...
But in the end a book , like a trout stream , is most fundamentally shaped by what lies beneath the surface , and at the bottom of this one are places — certainly places with fish in them , but also those places that through birth or ...
... the statesman in preventing or contriving plots , then we sit on cowslip banks , hear the birds sing , and possess ourselves in as much quietness as these silent silver streams , which we now see glide so quietly by us .
I write because it is an outlet , a safety valve that may keep me from devolving into that hoppity little old man on the adjacent airplane seat who delivers a six - hour stream - of - consciousness monologue about an unbearably ...
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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