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Title The best fishing stories ever told / edited and introduced by Nick Lyons ; foreword by David Halberstam.

Imprint New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  799.2 L991    ---  Available
Description xvi, 551 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "This book is a condensation of the previously published volume The gigantic book of fishing stories"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-551).
Contents The primitive fish-hook / Barnet Phillips -- Aelian the Macedonian invention, or the first mention of an artificial fly / William Radcliffe -- The compleat angler (selections) / Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton -- Trout : meeting them on the "June rise" / "Nessmuk" -- Trouting along the Catasauqua / Frank Forester -- Some memories of early days / Lord Grey of Falloden -- Fishing with my daddy / Jimmy Carter -- The river god / Roland Pertwee -- "They're in the river" / John McPhee -- The black bass as a game fish / James A. Henshall -- Red, white, and bluegill / Ted Leeson -- Sacred eels / James Prosek -- The 'lunge / Stewart Edward White -- Carp fishing / Frank Forester -- Bow-fin fishing in the South Slang / Rowland E. Robinson -- A big muskellunge / W. N. Hull -- The shanty / Jerry Gibbs -- Fishing in the Ohio / John James Audobon -- The angler and the weakfish / Charles Bradford -- Sharks on the shell bars / Vereen Bell -- The saga of the yellowfin / Mark Sosin -- Keeping busy when not on the casting deck / Lefty Kreh -- The tarpon of Turner's river / A. W. Dimock -- The island / Margot Page -- Trailing the sea-bat / Charles F. Holder -- Byme-by-tarpon / Zane Grey -- Skelton's party (seletion) / Thomas McGuane -- The lakes of Inhluzane / Tom Sutcliffe -- 2000 words of heartfelt advice / Verlyn Klinkenborg -- First of April / William Senior -- The evolution of a fly fisher / Joan Salvato Wulff -- A bit of luck / Harry Plunket-Greene -- Fishing with a worm / Bliss Perry -- The value of observation / George M.L. LaBranche -- Two old trout of the pools, and the little dry-fly that finally accomplished their ruin / Emlyn Gill -- The finest trout in the world / Harry Plunket-Greene -- Nothing fishy about trout / Dave Barry -- In praise of trout and also me / Paul O'Neil -- The Miramachi it ain't, so all right, it's 116th St. / John Bryan -- Memories of Mahseer / P. R. Bairnsfather -- The one that got away (selection) / Howell Raines -- The man who lived two lives in one : Zane Grey / Robert H. Boyle -- The angler / Washington Irving -- What and who is an angler? / Thaddeus Norris -- Note to Don Juan, Canto XIII / Lord Byron -- A painter, an angler, and some others / William Scrope -- Fishing / Reverend Thomas Bastard -- Crazy for rivers (selection) / Bill Barich -- A river runs through it (selection) / Norman Maclean -- On Norman Maclean / John Maclean -- A single step / George Reiger -- The even-tempered angler (selection) / Louis Rubin -- What's in a name? / Howard Frank Mosher -- The solitary and friendly sport / R. Palmer Baker, Jr. -- Midstream crisis / Lamar Underwood -- Blue dun / Frank Mele -- Storytelling on the Thames / Jerome K. Jerome -- Ol' settler of deep hole / Irving Bacheller -- The Lucy coffin / W. D. Wetherell -- Crocker's hole / R. D. Blackmore -- A fatal salmon / Frank Forester -- A gallant poacher / John Buchan -- Brannigan's trout / Nick Lyons -- A fatal success / Henry van Dyke -- On dry-cow fishing as a fine art / Rudyard Kipling -- The hole / Guy De Maupassant -- The lady or the salmon? / Andrew Lang -- Fish are such liars! / Roland Pertwee -- A wedding gift / John Taintor Foote -- Mr. Theodore Castwell / G. E. M. Skues.
Subject Fishing -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Fishing stories.
Added Author Lyons, Nick.
Added Title Fishing stories
ISBN 9781616080563 (pbk.)

 
    
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