Legendary Neversink Cl

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-09-17
  • Publisher: FRWHEEL

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The Neversink River in New York's Catskill Mountains, with its plunges and gorges, is one of the world's great trout streams. So it's no surprise that this diverse and fecund waterway has compelled the finest fly-fishing writers to take up their pens. This treasury of their best work takes a revelatory look at the river from its earliest days right up to the present, and from its origins high on Slide Mountain to the wild and deep ledge pools where the biggest fish live. It includes pieces by John Burroughs, Theodore Gordon, Edward Ringwood Hewitt, George M. L. LaBranche, Hay Berman, Ernest Schwiebert, Austin M. Francis, A. J. McClane, Len Wright, and Jay Cassell. Every fisheman will want to "catch" this collection!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Speckled Troutp. 1
Letters from a Reclusep. 13
Little Talks about Fly-Fishingp. 23
Conditions of the Life of Troutp. 37
The Point of Viewp. 53
Sunshine and Shadowp. 59
Some Big Fish on the Neversinkp. 69
With Hewitt on the Neversinkp. 79
The Quest for Theodore Gordonp. 85
The Golden Agep. 113
Neversink Fishingp. 119
The Woman Flyfishers Clubp. 123
Incident on the Bushkillp. 129
The Great Daysp. 131
Salar Sebagop. 133
The Endless Beltp. 145
Last Days Are for Dreamersp. 153
A Rivers Talep. 159
The 100-Year Flyp. 167
Intimations at Denniston's Flatsp. 173
A Camp on the Neversinkp. 181
Brief Selected Bibliographyp. 185
Eyes on the Riverp. 187
The Gorge Controversy
Catskill Victory Nears
On the Road in the Catskills: The Lost River of Xanadu
Fishing Prohibited in New State Park
State Owns Prime Fishing Spot but Can't Use It
Two Neversink Tributaries to Be Named
New York Plans Action on Neversink Land
Debate Over a Proposed Park
Historic Neversink River: A Legal Dispute Runs Through It
The Neversink War
Neversink Gorge Controversy: One View
Some Effective Flies on the Neversinkp. 211
Creditsp. 215
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