Angling Days: A Fly Fisher’s Journals by Robert DeMott

By Robert DeMott

“From the first actual, it sort of feels, fishing was once a respite and a remedy besides all of its different possibly redemptive qualities.” —Robert DeMott

Spanning greater than forty-five years, Angling Days is a suite of Robert DeMott’s various magazine entries, each one a small essay in itself, jotted down throughout the placid moments of fishing in and alongside the streams and rivers of North the USA. via his journaling, DeMott includes at the angling culture of channeling the tranquility of fly fishing into inventive endeavors, no matter if through portray, sketching, fly tying, or writing. For him, it was once writing—something he did each time he may, even if in the course of fishing or in the course of a cut loose from the water.

Angling Days is a life of paintings, a chronicle of what it really is to be an angler looking the main pristine waters and the neatest fish. it's a selection of entries and musings within the vein of DeMott’s literary hero, Henry David Thoreau, and provides to polish a brand new gentle at the artwork and pleasure of fly fishing.

“For me, rod and pen appear to entire one another in one of those call-and-response method. One calls for a reaction from the opposite, and in that manner rod and pen entire every one other.” —Robert DeMott

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