The Resource A fly rod of your own, John Gierach, (electronic resource.)

A fly rod of your own, John Gierach, (electronic resource.)

Label
A fly rod of your own
Title
A fly rod of your own
Statement of responsibility
John Gierach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant observations about fly-fishing. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach once again takes us into his world and scrutinizes the art of fly-fishing. He travels to remote fishing locations where the airport is not much bigger than a garage and a flight might be held up because a passenger is running late. He sings the praises of the skilled pilots who fly to remote fishing lodges in tricky locations and bad weather. He explains why even the most veteran fisherman seems to muff his cast whenever he's being filmed or photographed. He describes the all-but-impassable roads that fishermen always seem to encounter at the best fishing spots and why fishermen discuss four-wheel drive vehicles almost as passionately and frequently as they discuss fly rods and flies. And while he's on that subject, he explains why even the most conscientious fisherman always seems to accumulate more rods and flies than he could ever need. As Gierach says, "fly-fishing is a continuous process that you learn to love for its own sake. Those who fish already get it, and those who don't couldn't care less, so don't waste your breath on someone who doesn't fish." From Alaska to the Rockies and across the continent to Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, A Fly Rod of Your Own is an ode to those who fish-and they will get it
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gierach, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
John Gierach's Fly-fishing Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nonfiction
  • Nature
  • Sports & Recreations
Label
A fly rod of your own, John Gierach, (electronic resource.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002830897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1285FED0-52E4-4EEB-B352-03A260074BA6
System control number
1285FED0-52E4-4EEB-B352-03A260074BA6
Label
A fly rod of your own, John Gierach, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002830897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1285FED0-52E4-4EEB-B352-03A260074BA6
System control number
1285FED0-52E4-4EEB-B352-03A260074BA6

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