Fisherman's Summer

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An end to Roderick L. Haig-Brown’s “seasons” cycle, Fisherman’s Summer is a book that can be read again and again, for both knowledge and pleasure. In this installment, he focuses again on the rivers of his native British Columbia such as the Campbell, the Columbia, and the Nimpkish. Among his vast wealth of knowledge concerning fly fishing, readers are also exposed to his wise reflections. His discussions of the past fishermen of these rivers, including Native Americans and pioneers, and his hope that the ...
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Overview


An end to Roderick L. Haig-Brown’s “seasons” cycle, Fisherman’s Summer is a book that can be read again and again, for both knowledge and pleasure. In this installment, he focuses again on the rivers of his native British Columbia such as the Campbell, the Columbia, and the Nimpkish. Among his vast wealth of knowledge concerning fly fishing, readers are also exposed to his wise reflections. His discussions of the past fishermen of these rivers, including Native Americans and pioneers, and his hope that the future of these rivers will remain abundant and full of life, will touch the hearts of fishers and nonfishers alike. Chapters included are:

Summer Defined
The Indian and Me
The Beginning of Change
The Dry Fly and Very Fast Water
Standard-Bearer—Arctic
Fish Derbies
The Great Destroyers
The Beaches
Tsable River
Blackhole
And many more
Within these pages are the exciting angling stories of an expert flyfisherman, laced with thoughtful reflections and musings, all of which showcase Haig-Brown as the excellent writer and flyfisherman that he was.

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"Not since Walton has there been a writer who can describe the joys of fishing as does Haig-Brown." —Boston Post
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781628736885
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/3/2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,365,047
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Roderick L. Haig-Brown (1908–1976) was a conservationist and well-known Canadian writer. He was born in England and found his way to British Columbia as a youth. He spent much of his life fishing rivers around the world and writing about his experiences, and in 1953 he received an honorary doctor of laws (LLD) from the University of British Columbia. He is also the author of Fisherman’s Spring, Fisherman’s Fall, and Fisherman’s Winter. He is now deceased.
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