Gone Fishing! : Anecdotes of an Angler

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Dufour Editions

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"More than a diary of day-to-day activities on stream and lake, Gone Fishing: Anecdotes of an Angler positions angling as a recreation into the context of Denis O'Callaghan's philosophy of life. Its pages describe the extraordinary characters met over many years, all sharing a passion for fishing and all qualified, in the words of Izaak Walton, as 'brothers of the angle'. Redolent of life in and love of the countryside, this book tells stories of luck both good and bad, of glorious days and successful lands, all accounts that give Gone Fishing its memorable human touches."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Getting Underwayp. 11
Down by the Riversidep. 23
From Worm to Flyp. 35
The Great Midland Lakesp. 46
The Call of the Sea Troutp. 63
The Salmon King of Lake and Riverp. 81
The Characters You Meetp. 92
The Stories You Hearp. 106
The Coarse Fish Enthusiastp. 118
Perspective for the Futurep. 125
Afterglowp. 138
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