The Derrydale Treasury of Fishing

The Derrydale Treasury of Fishing

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From Hemingway to Charles Phair to Eugene Connett himself, Derrydale has been lucky to have some of the finest fishing authors of the 20s, 30s, and 40s under its banner. J. I. Merritt has painstakingly collected some of the finest essays and stories of these authors and presents them in one volume for the first time more

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  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 186.4 x 260.6 x 21.3mm | 648.65g
  • Derrydale Press
  • Missoula, United States
  • English
  • 1586670778
  • 9781586670771

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It (The Channel Bass) also appears in the recently released The Derrydale Press Treasury of Fishing, which also features chapters by Ernest Hemingway, S. Kip Farrinton, Roderick Haig-Brown, Charles Phair, and others. Salt Water Sportsman This collection of 16 stories by a superb sampling of America's best fishing writers will take you from Cuba to Nova Scotia, and from the Jersey coast to Montauk's famed waters and to world-famous salmon and trout streams. -- Pete Barrett Armchair Angler This book will appeal to surfcasters, stream fishermem, inshore anglers, and big-game aficionados. The writing is the best you'll find, and Treasury of Fishing is a book you can return to time after time to reread your favorite stories over again. -- Pete Barrett The Fisherman: New England Edition Merritt's collection pays abundant homage to its roots and makes very clear the current incarnation has giant shoes to fill. -- John Merwin Field & Stream These (writers) and more appear in this slim collection which, if not the full head of Derrydale cream, is more than enough to carry its rich flavor. -- John Merwin Field & Stream Appeared in book roundup. -- Chris Dummit Sport Fishingshow more

About J.I. Merritt

James Merritt is a contributing editor to Field & Stream magazine. He is the editor of The Best of Field & Stream, and the author of Trout Dreams, Baronets and Buffalo and Goodbye Liberty Belle. He lives in Princeton, more