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 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 ...
Stream pH levels are increasing , in part because the maturing forest's soil has higher nitrate levels than it did when new growth dominated the area after the log - off ; large trees , with their deeper roots , take up fewer surface ...
... spotted with eyeglasses designed to restrict the passage of light vibrating in other than a single plane and thereby eliminate the surface glare that has shielded fish from predators for eons , that lofty perch starts to wobble .
I'll enthusiastically agree that few public acts are more thrilling than the sight of a trout snorting your elegant little dun from the surface . But if the trout aren't looking up — and they usually aren't , biologists and experience ...
Better yet ( or what's worse , depending on your personal piety ) , minute up - and - down variations in the water's surface animate a suspended nymph in a convincingly realistic fashion . Of course in the view of traditional dogmatists ...
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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