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Fisherman's Spring.

Author: Roderick L Haig-Brown
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
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One of the most prolific fly-fishing writers of the twentieth century, Roderick L. Haig-Brown continues his?seasons" cycle with Fisherman's Spring, a book that is as much about the deep philosophical aspects of fly fishing as it is about fly fishing itself. Readers will learn about the abundance of spring life in the streams of British Columbia while also being treated to Haig-Brown's thoughtful musings and ideas  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Haig-Brown, Roderick L.
Fisherman's Spring.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick L Haig-Brown
ISBN: 9781629140957 1629140953
OCLC Number: 870946828
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Foreword by Nick Lyons; Preface to the 1975 Edition; Contents; 1. The Art of Fishing; 2. Spring Defined; 3. Figures and Definitions; 4. Fry Imitations; 5. Early Cutthroat Lakes; 6. The Maculate Purist; 7. The Unexpected Fish; 8. Recognizing Birds; 9. Putting Fish Back; 10. Local Knowledge; 11. The Fish by the Cedar Stump; 12. Fly Types; 13. The Forecast; 14. The New Rod; 15. Fly Lines; 16. A Boy and a Fish Pole; 17. Northward Geese; 18. Stonefly Imitations; 19. The Secret Life; 20. Boats and Fast Water; 21. On Wading; 22. Fishing and the Common Man. 23. When Is a Rainbow . . .24. Leave the Guns at Home; 25. On Casting; 26. Charles Cotton; 27. Fishermen and Forestry; 28. Family Sortie; 29. Essential Simplicity; 30. Don't You Ever Get Tired?; 31. Garden Party Day; 32. Fishing and Milkmaids; 33. The Depth of the Wood.

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Originally published: New York: Morrow, 1951.  Read more...

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"One of the 20th century's most gifted angling writers." Â The New York Times

 
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