A Fly Rod Of Your Own

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451618360
Size: 27.65 MB
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John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing.

Fool S Paradise

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416565598
Size: 64.96 MB
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If John Gierach is living in a fool’s paradise, then it’s a paradise that his regular readers will recognize and new fans will delight in discovering.

L L Bean Fly Fishing Handbook

Author: Dave Whitlock
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461749700
Size: 44.89 MB
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After you begin to master the basic fly-casting strokes, qualified instructors will be
able to advise you on which action best suits your own reflexes and coordination
level. Generally, the quicker your own reaction time, the faster the rod action that
will suit you. A person who tends to be relaxed and to have a smooth, slow
reaction is better suited to a medium- or slow-action rod; someone with very quick
reflexes will probably be more successful with a fast-action rod. Once you are
properly ...

Even Brook Trout Get The Blues

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439128589
Size: 62.53 MB
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If it comes to you early enough in life, it can save you from ever becoming what they call ‘normal.’” Even Brook Trout Get the Blues will convince you that “normal” is greatly overrated.

Fly Fishing The Sacred Art

Author: Eric Eisenkramer
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 159473299X
Size: 30.24 MB
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In this unique exploration of fly-fishing as a spiritual practice, an Episcopal priest and a rabbi share what it can teach us about awe and wonder in the natural world, the benefits of solitude, the blessing of community and the search for ...

Standing In A River Waving A Stick

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439127551
Size: 15.14 MB
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Recounting both memorable fishing spots and memorable fish, Gierach discusses what makes a good fly pattern, the ethics of writing about undiscovered trout waters, the dread of getting skunked, and the camaraderie of fellow fishermen who ...

Death Taxes And Leaky Waders

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743215397
Size: 68.60 MB
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As Gierach says, writing is a lot like fishing. This is the first anthology of John Gierach’s work, a collection that is sure to delight both die-hard fans and new readers alike.

Fly Rod Building Made Easy A Complete Step By Step Guide To Making A High Quality Fly Rod On A Budget

Author: Art Scheck
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581578644
Size: 67.20 MB
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You glue the butt onto the blank, and, after that glue cures, you glue a cap or
plate (made of metal, plastic, hard rubber, or a rubber-and-cork composite) onto
the bottom of the fighting butt. The advantages of mounting a fighting butt directly
on the blank are that it can't fall out or get lost, and it will always be there when
you need it.You can buy all sorts of fighting butts or, for less than two dollars,
fabricate your own, as I did on this rod. It's easy to make a cork fighting butt. A 1/4-
inch bolt, ...

Sex Death And Fly Fishing

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439127063
Size: 26.56 MB
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From the irrepressible author of Trout Bum and The View from Rat Lake comes an engaging, humorous, often profound examination of life's greatest mysteries: sex, death, and fly-fishing.

The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

Author: Nick Lyons
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1616080566
Size: 67.23 MB
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your feel for the complexity, the subtlety of fly fishing. That's why, if at all possible,
you should also learn to tie your own flies. The joy of catching a trout on a fly rod
is compounded many times when you do it with a fly of your own making. When I
think back over my fly fishing education—thus far, that is—the single most
instructive moment was an evening in June more than a decade ago. I had driven
to the Catskills to interview a famous angler, and he invited me to go fishing with