By Austin M. Francis,Dan Rather
Painstakingly researched and imaginatively informed, readers also will get an unforgettable survey of the early river industries, together with rafting, sawmills, tanneries, and wood-acid factories, in addition to on the early days on those vintage trout waters, the place George LaBranche, in Sparse grey Hackle’s phrases, adapted the dry fly to speedy water and began an angling revolution.” in addition to a number of ancient glimpses into the numerous sociological forces surrounding the Catskill Rivers, readers will see many early, recognized flyfishers take to those waters, together with Uncle Thad” Norris, Seth eco-friendly, Theodore Gordon, Herman Christian, Roy Steenrod, Sparse grey Hackle, and lots of more.
This traditionally exact and wonderfully written look again into the early days of the Catskill Rivers could have either fishermen and nonfishermen short of even more.
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Catskill Rivers: Birthplace of American Fly Fishing by Austin M. Francis,Dan Rather