The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World: Trout, Salmon, and Saltwater Fishing on the World's Most Beautiful Waters

The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World: Trout, Salmon, and Saltwater Fishing on the World's Most Beautiful Waters

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Overview

The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World: Trout, Salmon, and Saltwater Fishing on the World's Most Beautiful Waters by R. Valentine Atkinson

The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World is an anthology covering the sport of fishing from all parts of the planet. With over 300 stunning, full-color photographs, readers are taken along on thrilling trips fishing for trout, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and permit. Includes inspirational fishing tales from some of the world’s greatest fishermen, including Clive Gammon, John Gierach, Brian Clarke, Ernest Schwiebert, Leonard M. Wright Jr., Tom McGuane, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592289622
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.78(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

R. Valentine Atkinson is an internationally acclaimed photographer specializing in photos of the flyfishing lifestyle and nature worldwide. His photos are published regularly in most major fishing magazines, and his work was inducted into the Federation of Fly Fishers Fishing Hall of Fame.

Table of Contents


Foreword   Nick Lyons/A Few Words from the Photographer     6
Headwaters - Western USA   John Gierach     8
Mornings - The Rocky Mountains   Nick Lyons     22
The Miramichi River - Canada   Leonard M. Wright, Jr.     38
On Wesley's River - Canada   Tom McGuane     50
Dances with Trout - Alaska   John Gierach     62
I Know a Good Place - Alaska   Clive Gammon     76
My Platform of Despair - Iceland   Art Lee     92
Grimsa Journal - Iceland   Nick Lyons     106
Never on Sundays - Scotland   David Profumo     122
Mighty Mask - Ireland   David Street     136
His Biggest Trout - England   J W. Hills     148
The Chalkstream Idyll - England   Neil Patterson     156
Raspberries in the Rain - Norway   Ernest Schwiebert     172
Fly-fishing in the Middle Ages - Russia   David Profumo     182
Prolific Eastern Margins - Russia   Bill Currie     194
The Dreadnaught Pool - New Zealand   Zane Grey     208
Trout Among the Shadows - New Zealand   Verlyn Klinkenborg     111
The Start of the South - Chile   Roderick Haig-Brown     234
La Fiebre de las Bocas - Argentina   Ernest Schwiebert     248
Casting off the Edge of the World - Argentina   Brian Clarke     264
Sterling Silver - Florida Keys   Russell Chatham     272
Sons - Mexico   Tom McGuane     286
Jingle Bones - Christmas Island   Peter Kaminsky     302
About the Contributors     318
Acknowledgments     319

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