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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... where I have seen far more pale illiterate faces twisted with hate toward people about whom nothing more is known beyond their percentage of epidermal melanin than I ever saw in the South . And when I think of home it is not wild ...
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 ...
In those pre - genetic - hackle days they were hard to keep afloat in the wild mountain torrent ; and , as my dad said , they were awful hard to sink deep enough to catch a fish . And big fish ? A fourteen - incher was a good trout for ...
As time wore on they sagged slowly into the continental midriff , and today their eroded remnants stretch in long , parallel folds from the Gaspé to Alabama , their steep wooded slopes the East's last wild refuge against the human tide ...
... searching for a home in the kind of wild , pure country where speckled trout live . I like to think I am genetically encoded to need the feel of those mountains and those pure speckled trout always nearby , and that this is what ...
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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