Fly-fishing for Sharks

Fly-fishing for Sharks

An American Journey

Book - 2000
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For three years, Richard Louv listened to America by going fishing. To explore the cultures of angling, he traveled from the Atlantic to the Pacific and to the Gulf Coast, too; from bass waters north and south to fly-fishing waters east and west. He joined a professional bass tournament on Lake Erie and got a casting lesson from fly-fishing legend Joan Wulff in Colorado. He angled with corporate executives in Montana and stoic steelheaders in the Northwest. He went ice fishing on Michigan's Upper Peninsula and fly-fishing for sharks in California. In the Midwest, he fished with the host of the nation's longest-running television fishing program. He spent time with the captains of Florida, the poachers of the West, and the regulars who fish the Harlem and Hudson Rivers in New York City.

"Fly-Fishing for Sharks" is the delightful result of Richard Louv's journey, a portrait of America on the water, fishing rod in hand. From Whitefish Willy to Bass'n Gal's Sugar Ferris, the people Louv writes about are simply unforgettable.

As diverse as the cultures of fishing are. Richard Louv found that certain values unite them. Most of the

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2000
ISBN: 9780684836980
068483698X
Branch Call Number: 799.10973 LOUV
Characteristics: 494 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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