Fishing With Dad: 50 Great Writers Recall Angling with their Fathers, Friends, and Favorite Colleagues

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Fishing with Dad is a collection so full of life and energy that it’s difficult to put down. For anyone who picks up this assemblage of fishing memories between fathers and their children, the adventure of each experience will only whet their appetite for more.

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Overview

Fishing with Dad is a collection so full of life and energy that it’s difficult to put down. For anyone who picks up this assemblage of fishing memories between fathers and their children, the adventure of each experience will only whet their appetite for more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616086763
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,394,436
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

John Bryan has written for Sports Illustrated and Field & Stream, and is also the author of The James River. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Jimmy Carter was the thirty-ninth president of the United States (1977–1981)
and was the 2002 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He lives in Plains, Georgia.

Howell Raines worked at the New York Times from 1978 to 2003, ultimately serving as executive editor of the paper. He lives in Henryville, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Jimmy Carter xiii

Introduction Howell Raines xv

The Evolution of a Flyfisher Joan Salvato Wulff 1

Environmentalists vs. Native Trout Ted Williams 5

What Comes of Reading Old Fishing Stories G. M. Wickstrom 14

The Lucy Coffin W.D. Wetherell 23

Midstream Crisis Lamar Underwood 37

Man's Best Friend: Should You Take Your Dog Fishing? Rhea Topping 44

Steelhead Dreams: A personal Odyssey in search of the fish that matters most E. Donnall Thomas Jr. 48

The Secrets of the Littlehorn William G. Tapply 54

The Saga of the Yellowfin Mark Sosin 58

The Fishing of Caribou Creek Paul Schullery 62

Still Unravished Art Scheck 66

The Novitiate's Tale Marjorie Sandor 74

Excerpt from An Even-Tempered Angler Louis Rubin Jr. 80

Getting Hooked Roy Rowan 83

A Single Step George Reiger 89

Like Father, Like Son Steve Raymond 91

Alaska John Randolph 96

Excerpt from The One That Got Away Howell Raines 107

Sacred Eels James Prosek 110

The Island Margot Page 125

A Disappearing Act Craig Nova 134

A River of Child Seth Norman 136

From Birth Jake Mosher 140

What's in a Name? Howard Frank Mosher 145

The Surrender Bil Monan 148

Winter Fishing-Looking Over My Shoulder Steven J. Meyers 156

Speaking of Spoons John Merwin 159

Fishing for American Shad John McPhee 162

Excerpt from "Skelton's Party" Thomas McGuane 166

The Mayfly Terry McCarthy 170

The Haddycall Bruce E. Matthews 173

Stepping Up to the Plate for Wild Trout, Clean Air and Wild Places-1% for the Planet Craig Mathews 176

On Norman Maclean John N. Maclean 180

The Once and Future Sport Nick Lyons 183

Red, White, and Bluegill Ted Leeson 186

Hard Hands, Soft Moon Sydney Lea 190

Keeping Busy When not on the Casting Deck Lefty Kreh 195

2000 Words of Heartfelt Advice Verlyn Klinkenborg 198

Head-Spinning Ed Gray 203

Fishing the Run John Graves 206

The Shanty Jerry Gibbs 219

A Fly Box John Engels 226

Life, Death, and Tuna David DiBenedetto 232

Excerpt from An Outdoor Journal Jimmy Carter 234

Excerpt from Sowbelly Monte Burke 239

Martha's Vineyard Island, Mass. Nelson Bryant 244

Take Me Fishing John Bryan 247

The Man Who Lived Two lives in One-Zane Grey Robert H. Boyle 252

Nothing Fishy About Trout Dave Barry 265

Excerpt from Crazy for Rivers Bill Barich 268

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