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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-03-17
  • Publisher: FRWHEEL

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This virtual treasure trove of amusing anecdotes, profound insights, and recollections of fly fishing and camping moments too marvelous (and sometimes too frustrating) to forget resurfaces for its fortieth anniversary. Sparse Grey Hackle'"s classic is a mixture of sentiment and hilarity. This fortieth anniversary edition--complete with a new introduction by the author'"s longtime friend, editor, and fellow fisherman, Nick Lyons' ;is sure to be a favorite of the next generation of fly fishermen and women.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Woman in Wadersp. ix
Prologue: On Not-Catching Fishp. xiii
Who Is Sparse Grey Hackle?p. 17
The Young Conservationistp. 25
The Magic Carpetp. 29
The First Camping Tripp. 36
Certain Boysp. 52
Down the Great Riverp. 60
Tailpiece to a Fishing Tripp. 63
A Drink of Waterp. 65
Chance Meetingsp. 72
Minor Mysteriesp. 89
The Angler Breechedp. 101
Fantasiap. 108
The Medical Aspects of Anglingp. 111
Rain on the Brodheadp. 115
One Line from a Diaryp. 121
The Quest for Theodore Gordonp. 123
The Indomitablep. 163
Murderp. 167
Night Fishingp. 176
Nocturnep. 184
The Perfect Anglerp. 187
The Lotus Eatersp. 206
The Golden Agep. 216
Words at Partingp. 223
Acknowledgmentsp. 224
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