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If Fish Could Scream: An Angler's Search for the Future of Fly Fishing
In seven essays sometimes controversial, sometimes reflective, all fascinating, Paul Schullery ruminates on the evolution of fly fishing and delves into the big issues affecting the world of fly fishing today and tomorrow. Dams' effect on fishing, the supposed cruelty of catch-and-release, competition among fly fishers, spinning versus fly fishing, and how transportation ...more
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published July 28th 2008 by Stackpole Books
(first published July 1st 2008)
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I'm not a fly-fisher, but I found this to be an accessible, informative overview of the sport. It covered not only the history of fly fishing but also topics like the damming of North American Rivers, local celebrity culture, and fish physiology ("do fish feel pain?"). Recommended for the fly-curious.
Paul Schullery is an American author and photographer. The main focus of his work is centred on nature and our relationship with it. Schullery studied American History at Wittenberg University and Ohio University, receiving his M.A. and B.A., respectively.More about Paul Schullery...