The "Sports Afield" Treasury of Fly Fishing

The "Sports Afield" Treasury of Fly Fishing

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Over fifty memorable, inspiring, and edifying pieces from the distinguished magazine's past hundred years. For more than a century, Sports Afield magazine has published a cornucopia of superb articles and stories about fly fishing. This treasury offers a creelful of the best, including articles written as early as 1889; an exciting article on steelhead fishing by Zane Grey; a lovely old meditation by Herbert Hoover; helpful advice on trout, saltwater, bass, and pike fishing by such titans of the field as Ted Trueblood, Jason Lucas, Homer Circle, Joe Brooks, Stu Apte, Charlie Waterman, Ernest Schwiebert, Mark Sosin, Len Wright, Dave Whitlock, A. J. McClane; and much more. There are articles on how to improve your technique (such as "Add Forty Feet to your Fly Casting" by Lefty Kreh and "The Finer Points of Playing Fish" by Lee Wulff); roughrful looks at fly fishing during all seasons by Jerome Robinson, Erwin Bauer, and John Gierach; heartwarming stories by Robert Traver and Lamar Underwood; and a host of other pieces on travel, theory, tactics, and just about every other aspect of fly fishing. This treasury not only makes superb fireside reader but also provides an historical overview of fly fishing over the past one hundred years - along with timeless practical advice.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 160 pages
  • 182.9 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 771.12g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1585742015
  • 9781585742011

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"Thoughtful reminiscences, practical advice, and vicarious thrills".-- Library Journalshow more

About Frank S. Golad

Tom Paugh is Editor Emeritus of Sports Afield magazine. A devoted outdoors-man, he divides his time between northern Virginia and south Florida.show more