A Fly Rod Of Your Own

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451618360
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So does the tackle industry”); or the qualities shared by the best guides (“the generosity of a teacher, the craftiness of a psychiatrist, and the enthusiasm of a cheerleader with a kind of Vulcan detachment”).

L L Bean Fly Fishing Handbook

Author: Dave Whitlock
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461749700
Size: 70.29 MB
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A medium-action, progressively loading fly rod is the best rod with which to learn
the sport. ... 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 ...

Fly Fishing The Sacred Art

Author: Eric Eisenkramer
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 159473299X
Size: 80.32 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 ...

Death Taxes And Leaky Waders

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743215397
Size: 69.82 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 Fishing

Author: Bill Mason
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1568000332
Size: 11.12 MB
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In actuality, even if your hand-eye coordination was exceptional, the vast amount
of slack line on the water would make setting ... be learned and adhered to, but
because people have different physiques and abilities, everyone will develop his
own casting style. ... a fly rod: The weight of the line loads the rod, and the
movement of the arm and the flick of the wrist set the rod in motion, delivering the
line.

Standing In A River Waving A Stick

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439127551
Size: 49.67 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 ...

Dances With Trout

Author: John Gierach
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439127926
Size: 44.22 MB
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In this new collection of essays on fishing —and hunting—Gierach discusses fishing for trout in Alaska, for salmon in Scotland and for almost anything in Texas.

How To Fly Fish

Author: Cliff Hauptman
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811731379
Size: 68.37 MB
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Therefore, as the fly drifts towards you, strip in line with the hand not holding the
rod. But strip no faster than the fly is drifting, or you will create your own drag. By
allowing the line to pass between the rod grip and the hand holding it, you can ...

Fly Fishing Basics

Author: Dave Hughes
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811724395
Size: 38.90 MB
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There is something soothing about watching the weaving motions of the fly rod,
the line glinting in loops in the air, the swift descent and soft arrival ... you seem
directed to some secret destination of your own, apart from the places all others
go.

Splitting Cane

Author: Ed Engle
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811700089
Size: 61.83 MB
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This is the best kind of book: one that grew naturally out of the author's interest, knowledge, and enthusiasm." --John Gierach "Reading each chapter of Splitting Cane is much like opening a rod tube containing a fine bamboo rod.