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1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom

Advice and Inspiration, for the Sea, Lake, and Stream

By Nick Lyons (Edited by)

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Format: Hardback, 400 pages
Published In: United States, 01 March 2013
For everyone, from those who enjoy fishing as an occasional pastime to those who revel in the philosophies of one 's relationship with the water, rod, and reel, this book of quotable fishermen is the ultimate repository of fishing wisdom. From proverbs to professional tips to general words of insight, this collection of quotes is the go-to guide for anyone who loves some aspect of the wonderful world of fishing.Brand-new in the 1,001 Pearls of Wisdom series comes 1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom, the fishing guide complete with memorable quotations about the passion and pleasure of fishing. This book highlights the greater and lesser points of the sport. In addition to quotes by fishing experts and enthusiasts, Lyons features profiles of some of the most well-respected writers, journalists, and anglers in history, making the collection even more valuable for those not yet familiar with some of the sport 's greatest sages. Spanning lighthearted humor to serene and contemplative moments by writers like Lord Byron, Ernest Hemingway, Ed Zern, Ted Hughes, Cervantes, and scores of others, 1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom truly captures the unique essence of the fine sport of fishing. It 's the perfect gift for every angler in your life. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry David Thoreau Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self. Ted Hughes

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"Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers." -Herbert Hoover

About the Author

Nick Lyons is the editor of Hemingway on Fishing, The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told, The Quotable Fisherman, and The Little Red Book of Dad's Wisdom. He has written over twenty books, mainly on fishing, in addition to hundreds of articles on the subject, which have appeared in such magazines as Harper's, Outside, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Fly Fisherman. He splits his time between New York City and Woodstock, New York.

EAN: 9781620871751
ISBN: 1620871750
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Age Range: 15+ years
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