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.
... in the river and drowned , during which time his guest hadn't moved ten feet and was fishing a twenty - foot leader on a thirty - foot - wide boulder - strewn stream roaring wildly down a mountainside , said : " I let him fish .
A foot of elevation equals just over a quarter mile of northing , and at around thirty - five hundred feet above sea level the brook trout of southern Appalachia live , phytogeographically speaking , in the cold comfort of Maine .
We're about thirty - seven hundred feet above sea level , having driven up the steep , winding dirt road the forest service graded over the old wagon trail that led from the Davis Settlement to the Green Cove Store , where my father ...
Below eight hundred feet lived native smallmouths and redeyes ; in the waters between lived only horny - head chubs . The rainbows and , later , browns initially colonized this vacant niche , but as their numbers grew the ...
I had wanted to fish Sycamore Creek — a Tellico River tributary that to me defines the perfect trout stream : no more than thirty feet wide , with icy crystalline water stair - stepping over big mossy boulders , its steep intimate banks ...
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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