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The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

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The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. Tales of baiting, angling, and the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Guy de Maupassant, and Lord Byron. In scenic rivers, lakes, and seas, praise the trout, snap up that salmon, angle, aim, and sing the fisherman’s song! This superbly presented collection of fishing stories will set the reader sailing on the Loch or along the Thames and tracking down sharks or carp in many exciting waterways.

You will find memories, essays, true stories, and fishing accounts more or less exaggerated or imagined. Their authors and their editor, Nick Lyons, all share a communicable passion for a great day out fishing—a passion only surpassed by the love of telling the tale with or without the catch to show!

With work by more than one hundred of the world’s most eminent authors and fishermen, including:

  • John McPhee
  • Howell Raines
  • Ted Leeson
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Lefty Kreh
  • Dave Barry
  • Norman Maclean
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • And many more!

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Top fishermen and writers contribute to this exciting new adventure series!

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.David Halberstam (1934-2007) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author known for his early work on the Vietnam War, his work on politics, history, the Civil Rights Movement, business, media, American culture, and his later sports journalism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616080563
Author:
Lyons, Nick
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Foreword by:
Halberstam, David
Foreword:
Halberstam, David
Editor:
Lyons, Nick
Author:
Halberstam, David
Author:
Lyons, Nick
Subject:
Fishing - General
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best Stories Ever Told
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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