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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So it's no wonder that an aging fly - fishing obsessive who learned to cast with a nine - foot Montague while wearing a coonskin hat and singing Born on a Mountaintop in Tennessee finds himself entering soft middle age with dreams of ...
Like my father , I abandoned bamboo for fiberglass shortly after casting the wonder of its day : the Shakespeare Wonderod . That lithe little seven - footer bought on time with paper - route earnings from Wilburn's Hardware cast a pair ...
No wonder today's anglers fish ever closer to the parking lot . But carrying waders and wading shoes adds another five to ten pounds to the already considerable burden of the well - equipped modern fly fisher .
Combine those finely honed predatory senses with the biological truth that trout eat more submerged nymphs than floating imagoes , and it's no wonder that pioneering American nymphmeister ...
I often say that I moved to Maine for the brook trout and Thoreau's wild North Woods and the joys of living in an inbred rural community where none of the cousins are mine , but I privately wonder if I was just trying to put temptation ...
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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