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Sex, death, and fly-fishing

by John Gierach

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fly fishing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Gierach.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH456 .G577 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1873192M
    ISBN 10067168437X, 0671707388
    LC Control Number90032900

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    Description. From the irrepressible author of Trout Bum and The View from Rat Lake comes an engaging, humorous, often profound examination of life’s greatest mysteries: sex, death, and fly-fishing.. John Gierach’s quest takes us from his quiet home water (an ordinary, run-of-the-mill trout stream where fly-fishing can be a casual affair) to Utah’s famous Green River, and to . From the irrepressible author of Trout Bum and The View from Rat Lake comes an engaging, humorous, often profound examination of life's greatest mysteries: sex, death, and fly-fishing. John Gierach's quest takes us from his quiet home water (an ordinary, run-of-the-mill trout stream where fly-fishing can be a casual affair) to Utah's famous.

    sex, death and fly-fishing Paperback, pages Published by Fireside: John Gierach's quest takes us from his quiet home water (an ordinary, run-of-the-mill trout stream where fly-fishing can be a casual affair) to Utah's famous Green River, and to unknown creeks throughout the Western United States and Canada. Contents 1 Sex, Death, and Fly-fishing 2 Bass Fishing by the Numbers 3 Midge Fishing 4 Expertizing 5 I'd Fish Anyone's ST. Vrain 6 The Less-loved Fishes 7 Sticks 8 The Drought Year 9 Neither Snow, nor Rain, nor Gloom of Night 10 Fly-fishing's National Bird 11 Guiding and Being Guided 12 The Chairman's Bass 13 Rivers 14 A Quiet Week 15 Wyoming 16 British Columbia Ratings: 6.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders collects forty of John Gierach’s finest essays on fishing from six of his books. Like all his writing, these essays are seasoned by a keen sense of observation and a deep knowledge and love of Reviews:   Topics include bass fishing, private ponds, walking sticks, British Columbia, and of course the title chapter – ‘Sex, Death, & Fly-Fishing’.

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) Book Code: ISBN: X: Book Description: Remainder mark to bottom edge, usual page browning. Used but. The sex and death pondered in this delightful collection of essays on fly-fishing is that of the mayfly (Ephemeridae).

Mayflies and other insects valorously offer themselves up in swarms to hungry trout. Figuring out where and when, and precisely duplicating their tiny bodies and imitating their movements, are key elements in the sport-cum-passion that is fly-fishing.

Print book: English: 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats Summary: The author offers sage observations on sex, fly fishing and the meaning of life and sport in essays that discuss the joy of success and the miseries of going fishless.

Get this from a library. Sex, death, and fly-fishing. [John Gierach] -- Contemplative, evocative, and wry, he shares insights on mayflies and men, fishing and sport, life and love, and the meaning(or meaninglessness) of it all. John Gierach is an American author and freelance writer who formerly resided on the St.

Vrain River in Lyons, Colorado and now lives in Larimer County, Colorado. His books are based on his various fly fishing adventures, some of which take place with his friend, A.K. Best. A few of his works include The View from Rat Lake, Even Brook Trout Get the Blues, and the cult classic.

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