A North Country Life: Tales of Woodsmen, Waters, and Wildlife

A North Country Life: Tales of Woodsmen, Waters, and Wildlife

by Sydney Lea, Nick Lyons

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620879566
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Sydney Lea is poet laureate of Vermont, and cofounded New England Review and edited it from 1977 until 1989. At times, he has taught at Dartmouth, Yale, Wesleyan, Vermont, and Middlebury colleges. He has published ten poetry books, and many of his stories, essays, poems, and criticisms have appeared in the New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, the Atlantic, the New Republic, and other publications.

Nick Lyons is the editor of Hemingway on Fishing, The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told, The Quotable Fisherman, and The Little Red Book of Dad's Wisdom. He has written over twenty books, mainly on fishing, in addition to hundreds of articles on the subject, which have appeared in such magazines as Harper’s, Outside, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Fly Fisherman. He splits his time between New York City and Woodstock, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xi

Prelude xiii

Cold Time 1

Weathers and Places 3

Daybook, February 12

That Little Boy You're Holding 13

Daybook, March 21

Spring 23

Dirt and Blossom 25

Daybook, Mid-April 28

Now Look 29

The Turkey Cure 39

Daybook, May 47

Ownership 49

Daybook, June 56

Appetite 57

Summer 65

The Crossing 67

Brown, Gilbey's, Happy Ending 70

Daybook, July 76

Living with the Stories 81

Small Wonders 96

Daybook, August 105

Everything Comes Together 106

Fall 113

Daybook, Late September 115

Turned Around 117

Refurbishment 131

Daybook, October 140

Eighty Percenters: Reflections on Grouse and Grouse Dogs 142

Blessed 154

Daybook, November 165

God Bless Hunting 167

Daybook, December 176

Trust 178

Cold Time: Reprise 189

Daybook, January 191

Wild Black Duck 193

Snowdust 197

About the Author 207

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