In the Company of Rivers: An Angler's Stories and Recollections

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Belongs on every angler’s bookshelf —no philosophy or mid-life crises— just seriously amusing tales of good times at the river’s edge.

Here’s a book that embraces yet transcends the fly-fisher’s world much as Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods transcends the hiker’s world. It is a journey to remote Labrador, to Alaska, Scotland, Ireland, the Florida Keys, to a Pepsi shack on the Catawba in the Carolinas, to a tackle shop no bigger than a rooster’s nest on 42nd Street, to Kettle Creek ...

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Belongs on every angler’s bookshelf —no philosophy or mid-life crises— just seriously amusing tales of good times at the river’s edge.

Here’s a book that embraces yet transcends the fly-fisher’s world much as Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods transcends the hiker’s world. It is a journey to remote Labrador, to Alaska, Scotland, Ireland, the Florida Keys, to a Pepsi shack on the Catawba in the Carolinas, to a tackle shop no bigger than a rooster’s nest on 42nd Street, to Kettle Creek in Pennsylvania’s Forbidden Lands. It is suffused with the fragrance of Montecristos, the plumy sweetness of vintage Port, the sizzle of sirloins on a Coleman stove. Plus such unforgettable characters as Mr. Earp, a 100 percent West Virginian and 50 percent Cherokee; and Mr. Cotter, the quintessential NY cop turned fly-fishing gentleman.

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What People Are Saying

Curt Hill
Ah, to write like Ed! He tickles you with his humorous observations and gets instructive without your even noticing.
—Curt Hill, Orvis-Endorsed Instructor & Destinations Planner
Charlie Meck
What an enjoyable read! Quigley has a witty way of telling amusing stories about his many and varied fly-fishing adventures.
—Charlie Meck, author of The Hatches Made Simple
Robert Selb
A delicious collection filled with hearty helpings of wit and wisdom.
—Robert Selb, The Classic Fly Fisherman
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595446827
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/18/2007
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 0.61 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2007

    Put it on your wish list

    With an uncanny eye for places, Quigley tells tales with wit and wisdom. Whether you are a fly fishing purist or an armchair outdoorsman, you'll find yourself on an adventure from cover to cover. A great read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2007

    Great book for the outdoorsman!!!

    This book is awesome. Ed brings you with him into the wonderful word of fly fishing. Weather you are a fly fisherman or just enjoy experiencing the outdoors with friends this book is a must have.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2007

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    Most of my reading is done in airports, planes and hotel rooms. So I buy books with short chapters. Quigley¿s collection of 25 fly fishing stories makes the cut. These stories are fast-paced and amusing and the characters are unforgettable. ¿Painted Ladies¿ recounts a Newtonian moment at the bar in NYC¿s Waldorf-Astoria ¿amid a hatch of Dollimentia sophisticata¿ that leads to a fly fishing theory of attraction. ¿Angling Attire¿ reveals how Orvis outfits raise everyone¿s expectations. ¿Catch & Release¿ catches Lee Wulff with a trout on the grill and another on the wall. In ¿The Legend,¿ which first appeared in the Yale Anglers¿ Journal, a fisherman achieves dubious fame on the flats in the Bahamas. Quigley¿s other stories take you to the Outer Banks in search of albies, to Labrador for giant brookies, to Florida for tarpon, to Walker¿s Cay, Ireland, Scotland, Alaska, the Carolinas, Pennsylvania. I recommend Quigley¿s book to all fellow travelers and sporting gentlemen who enjoy their fly fishing adventures short, sweet and seasoned with good writing and more than a pinch of wit. It makes a great gift for the fisherman in your life.

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