Anyone would be hard-pressed to find a pastime more emblematic of the western spirit than fly-fishing. Liberating, poetic, wild, soothing and inspiring, it pushes the boundaries of the mind. In essays ranging from introspective to ironic, angler authors Chadd VanZanten and Russ Beck distill the purest truths of fly-fishing into essential, often humorous rules of thumb. With kernels like aalways tell the truth sometimesa and aall the fish are underwater, a wade into the blue ribbon waters of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah to reflect metaphysically on these lines of practical wisdom.Essays and Dubious Advice Chadd VanZanten, Russ Beck. The groping teens ... We both got in to fish at the same timeathey stumbled over each other for the fly, taking it as soon as it alighted on the water. ... The effect of this activity on the kids , I imagine, was pretty powerful. ... It felt wrong cleaning up my doga#39;s shit from 75anbsp;...
|Title||:||On Fly-Fishing the Northern Rockies|
|Author||:||Chadd VanZanten, Russ Beck|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2015-06-08|