The Armchair Angler

The Armchair Angler

Book - 1986
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Spanning three centuries of writing about the sport of fishing, this collection offers adventures and misadventures, breathtaking confrontations, and cool contemplations. The selections range from classic pieces by Isaak Walton and R.D. Blackmore to writings by such contemporary favorites as Arnold Gingrich, Nick Lyons, Patrick McManus and Ernest Schwiebert, and an excerpt from Norman Maclean's best-selling novel A River Runs Through It. Every type of fishing experience is explored. A timeless volume replete with humor, lore, legend, instruction, and affection. "A splendid anthology . . . a great book to take on your summer fishing vacation."
Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1986.
ISBN: 9780684185651
0684185652
9780883658765
Characteristics: x, 404 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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