The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told: Twenty Eight Unforgetable Fishing Tales

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"Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserve more than superficial recognition. Such a series is The Greatest (fill in the blank) Stories Ever Told, anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables. On the long winter nights that lie ahead, such stories make great reading." -The Lexington County Chronicle
The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told is sure to ignite recollections of your own angling experiences as well as send your imagination ...
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Overview


"Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserve more than superficial recognition. Such a series is The Greatest (fill in the blank) Stories Ever Told, anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables. On the long winter nights that lie ahead, such stories make great reading." -The Lexington County Chronicle
The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told is sure to ignite recollections of your own angling experiences as well as send your imagination adrift. In this compilation of tales you will read about two kinds of places, the ones you have been to before and love to remember, and the places you have only dreamed of going, and would love to visit. Whether you prefer to fish rivers, estuaries, or beaches, this book will take you to all kinds of water, where you'll experience catching every kind of fish.
Read on as some of the sport's most talented writers recount their personal memories of catching bass, trout, bluefish marlin, tuna, and more. You'll read about all kinds of fish, and all kinds of fishermen in these pages. Explore the Pacific with Zane Grey, as he fights a 1,000-pound blue marlin, or listen as
A. J. McClane explains just what it really means to be an angler. Take a step back in time when you read Ernie Schwiebert's tale of fishing a remote lake in Michigan, when he was still only a young boy. Each of these stories, selected because of its intrinsic literary worth, reinforces the unique personal connection that fishing creates between man and nature.
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Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserve more than superficial recognition. Such a series is "The Greatest (fill in the blank) Stories Ever Told", anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables. On the long winter nights that lie ahead, such stories make great reading." --The Lexington County Chronicle
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592284108
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Greatest Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 183,536
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author


Lamar Underwood is the former editor-in-chief of Sports Afield and Outdoor Life and is presently the editorial director of the Outdoor Magazine Group of Harris Publications in New York. Underwood has edited a number of books including The Quotable Solider, Whitetail Tactics of the Pros, Bowhunting Tactics of the Pros, and Into The Backing..
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Table of Contents

Preface VII
Song of the Angler 1
The Return 8
Jody's Bass 16
Fishing the Run 25
Weather 36
Listen to this Tale of Woe 41
The Intruder 51
The Music of the Spheres 59
Now I Lay Me 69
The Marquesas 78
Down to Zero 97
September Song 112
Bruisers of the Weed Beds 122
Roll Cast 131
Adventures in Solitude 137
Sachem River 156
The Beginning of the Season 168
Thoughts in Coltsfoot Time 176
The First Thousand-Pounder 181
Bright Rivers 192
September 18 201
Midstream 208
Fishing Streamers and Bucktails for Trout 221
Striped Bass and Southern Solitude 229
A Trout Stream Named Desire 235
A Moveable Feast 251
Thread of the River 265
A Creelful of Zern 273
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