By John Gierach
John Gierach is understood for his witty, trenchant observations approximately fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach once more takes us into his global and scrutinizes the artwork of fly-fishing. He travels to distant fishing destinations the place the airport isn't a lot greater than a storage and a flight may be held up simply because a passenger is operating past due. He sings the praises of the expert pilots who fly to distant fishing motels in tough destinations and undesirable climate. He explains why even the main veteran fisherman turns out to muff his solid each time he’s being filmed or photographed. He describes the all-but-impassable roads that fishermen regularly appear to come upon on the most sensible fishing spots and why fishermen speak about four-wheel force automobiles virtually as passionately and regularly as they talk about fly rods and flies. And whereas he’s on that topic, he explains why even the main conscientious fisherman continually turns out to amass extra rods and flies than he might ever need.
As Gierach says, “fly-fishing is a continual method that you simply learn how to love for its personal sake. those that fish already get it, and those that don’t couldn’t care much less, so don’t waste your breath on an individual who doesn’t fish.” From Alaska to the Rockies and around the continent to Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, A Fly Rod of your individual is an ode to those that fish—and they are going to get it.
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A Fly Rod of Your Own (John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library) by John Gierach