The Snowfly

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762795166
Size: 13.62 MB
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The Snowfly from the Author: Joseph Heywood. One legendary insect--enormous, white, and exceedingly rare--attracts trout of such size that they couldn’t possibly exist in the world as we know it. But in Heywood’s classic novel, such things can and do exist. Protagonist Bowie Rhodes, UPI reporter and expert fly fisherman, had learned of the snowfly early in his childhood. It hatches every seven to ten years, never on the same river twice, bringing to rise trout so huge they would have to have lived forty years or more; trout so wily that they never allow themselves to be caught--or even seen; trout so hungry for this fly that they will risk exposure to rise for the hatch. The snowfly is the sacred quest of the most obsessed trout hunters, existing--it seems--only in myth and in a lost manuscript. Rhodes’s reporting brings him to such sites as the jungles of Vietnam, the labyrinth of Brezhnev’s Soviet Union, and a poisoned Canadian wasteland of uranium mines. His hunt for the manuscript, meanwhile, takes him deep into his own heart of darkness. Richly imaginative and sensual, the world of The Snowfly has more mystery lurking beneath the surface waters than our own. Or does it?

Snowfly

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762797762
Size: 14.32 MB
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Snowfly from the Author: Joseph Heywood. One legendary insect--enormous, white, and exceedingly rare--attracts trout of such size that they couldn’t possibly exist in the world as we know it. But in Heywood’s classic novel, such things can and do exist. Protagonist Bowie Rhodes, UPI reporter and expert fly fisherman, had learned of the snowfly early in his childhood. It hatches every seven to ten years, never on the same river twice, bringing to rise trout so huge they would have to have lived forty years or more; trout so wily that they never allow themselves to be caught--or even seen; trout so hungry for this fly that they will risk exposure to rise for the hatch. The snowfly is the sacred quest of the most obsessed trout hunters, existing--it seems--only in myth and in a lost manuscript. Rhodes’s reporting brings him to such sites as the jungles of Vietnam, the labyrinth of Brezhnev’s Soviet Union, and a poisoned Canadian wasteland of uranium mines. His hunt for the manuscript, meanwhile, takes him deep into his own heart of darkness. Richly imaginative and sensual, the world of The Snowfly has more mystery lurking beneath the surface waters than our own. Or does it?

Coates S Herd Book

Author: George Coates
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 49.22 MB
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Coates S Herd Book from the Author: George Coates. Vols. - include the Shorthorn Society's Grading register for beef Shorthorn cattle; v. - include the society's Herd book of poll shorthorns.

Wikipedia

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Publisher: PediaPress
ISBN:
Size: 27.57 MB
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Wikipedia from the Author: .

Spey Flies How To Tie Them

Author: Bob Veverka
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811715000
Size: 22.62 MB
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Spey Flies How To Tie Them from the Author: Bob Veverka. Elegant and graceful, Spey flies originated on the River Spey in northeastern Scotland and are well over 150 years old. Author Bob Veverka gives the history and background on classic Spey, Dee, Don, Eagle, and Steelhead Spey patterns, including step-by-step tying instructions. • The standard reference for all those who tie salmon and steelhead flies • Exquisite color plates and patterns for 167 flies, tied by Syd Glasso, Walt Johnson, Joe Howell, and more • Advice for choosing the best hooks, thread, materials, and feathers