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Land of Little Rivers: A Story in Photos of Catskill Fly Fishing
The Beaverkill, Willowemoc, Neversink, Esopus, Schoharie, and Delaware-the rivers of angling pioneers Thaddeus Norris, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Theodore Gordon, and many others-are celebrated in this gorgeous book of photographs and text. In three major sections, Land of Little Rivers presents historical and physical profiles of the rivers; classic rods, reels, and flies ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 17th 1999 by Skyhorse Publishing
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The title refers to a description of the land by a famous Catskill hiker. The region is at the meteorological confluence that supplies drinking water to New York City and creates its legendary trout streams. South east winds bring ocean air that drops water as it climbs the mountains. Cyclonic storms provide rain from the East. Western fronts bring rain water to the other side of the park. While there are more in-depth histories of fly fishing in the park, one by the author himself, there is no ...more