Fly-Fishing Secrets of the Ancients: A Celebration of Five by Paul Schullery

By Paul Schullery

glossy fly-fishing is simply the most recent bankruptcy in a two-millennia saga of technological creativity and passionate statement of the wildlife. In Fly-Fishing secrets and techniques of the Ancients, historian-naturalist Paul Schullery explores the sooner chapters in that saga and reveals a bunch of provocative theories, innovations, and insights that assisted in shaping the trendy fly-fisher. Schullery demonstrates that even if we are trying to find a very good fish tale, a clearer realizing of why we fish the way in which we do, or perhaps a option to enhance our personal recreation, we forget about our elders at our peril.

Fly-Fishing secrets and techniques of the Ancients bargains the start fly-fisher an unparalleled chance to come back to phrases with a few of the sport's such a lot primary theoretical and sensible demanding situations. It deals the professional fly-fisher an opportunity to check present angling dogma--and his or her personal puppy theories--against that of the sport's maximum prior masters. And it bargains all readers a clean, probing, and often-humorous tackle the nice never-ending fish tale we perpetuate and improve each time we forged a fly.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Paul Schullery is the writer, coauthor, or editor of greater than 40 books on nature, nationwide parks, heritage, and outdoors game. he's the recipient of the Wallace Stegner Award and the Roderick Haig-Brown Award, and he wrote and narrated the award-winning PBS movie "Yellowstone: America's Sacred Wilderness." he's at the moment a scholar-in-residence at Montana kingdom collage Library, Bozeman.

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"Even the main dedicated and an expert of veteran fly fishers is bound to find new attention-grabbing proof and achieve a greater appreciation of the game as a complete. hugely suggested as a supplementary source for an individual curious to profit extra approximately fly-fishing from the floor up, and a very good present to a person who enjoys fly-fishing, even if as an informal pastime or a life-time devotion."-- Midwest publication Review

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