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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I took her to an old friend s house for supper , where we told wild stories of the old days and pored through our high school yearbooks trying to remember who was related to whom : " Lessee , he was my second cousin out of the ...
Of an old man down the road in Sweetwater who when asked why he dragged a chain with him everywhere said he'd look like a damned fool trying to push it . Back in Maine , I overheard Linda on the phone describing the trip to her sister ...
houses the last few remnants of my familiar childhood sights and smells , artifacts taken from closed - up family homes and converted to camp use : creels I'd tried to fill with trout as a boy now leading new lives as wall decorations ...
They were the kids who could fix cars in high school but could not conjugate verbs or even see the reason for trying , now grown up and left behind by an economy with no place for people good with their hands but not at following ...
And Weinbrenner , maker of the ubiquitous Gary Borger Ultimates , is toying with a gummy new sole from Vibram that I haven't tried yet but which looks promising . All offer advantages over felt on the trail in to the stream , but so far ...
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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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