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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Heaving a dehooked Scarlet Ibis toward backyard quoit - ring targets using the mighty two - handed roundhouse swing of a scrawny three - foot kid with a nine - foot cane rod . Tweezing tiny bluegills from the riprap around Fort Loudoun ...
Of my great - uncle Flea , a tiny active man fidgeting on the bench at Spit - and - Whittle Corner with overall - wearing men named Barlow and Fiddlehead , trading lies and knives and ' mater plants and mules and peeling stobs of red ...
... but the brookies here are tiny — four or five inches . Finally I take a wildly leaping eight - inch male , impossibly red , a miniature fire truck with ridiculously exaggerated fins , a perfect photograph were there enough light in ...
... a nickelsilver collapsible drinking cup marked abercrombie & fitch , a minuscule Abbey & Imbrie casting reel , a Heddon Woodpecker plug in its original box , a boxful of tiny Heddon fly - rod plugs , a Carlton Ideal fly reel with a ...
... often hit a leader knot or two with a tiny pinch of this goo — just enough to make things easier for my sad eyesight and sorry attention span . If I'm fishing a little farther out and want to suspend a nymph , I'll roll a bigger gob ...
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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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