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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My earliest memories all involve fly fishing : Sitting waist - deep in a riffle with my brother , Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly ...
Of Mutt Wilson , a man of few intelligible words who , after watching the three Click Brothers struggle to erect the giant seasonal Santa Claus atop the Guy F. Tallent Mortuary , strode purposefully to the middle of Broadway and ...
The stool where I perched , watching my mother make the featherlight rolls and cakes and pies that won her local renown . My grandmother's old stove and refrigerator , always ready with old - timey treats like fried chicken and stack ...
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 ...
Just watch TV : We're still Bewitched , Dreaming of Jeannie , Leaving It to Beaver . Songs to which we once danced naked in the mud now sell us life insurance . Soon we'll see Mick Jagger pimping for denture adhesives , a laxative ...
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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