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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... mountain - strain specks live , protected behind a natural barrier of steep stair - step falls and a tangled hell of interlocking rhododendrons and trees downed in a massive ice storm that struck the high country a few years ago .
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 ...
I watch him dart back into his refuge , a twisted gnarl of tree roots topped with a clump of Vasey's trillium , its deep maroon blossoms a blinding counterpoint to his bright crimson flanks . I've driven thirteen hundred miles , walked ...
Smart Shoppes fill their shelves with so - called antiques marketed to forty - somethings who bought them years ago with pocketchange allowances , or unwrapped them beneath Eisenhower - era Christmas trees and set them out for curbside ...
As we propped our plastic rods against trees and idled aimlessly around the fire , we laughed at the holdouts in our crowd , wasting their time drying and hanging and 32 / Taking a Set.
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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