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Waters Far and Near: Tales of Angling Adventure and Misadventure Around the World

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From the glacial lakes of Patagonia to the safari camps of Zambia, Charles Gaines has traversed the globe in search of the elusive catch. Traveling by helicopter, kayak, ship or houseboat, on lakes, rivers, oceans and everglades, he has visited five continents and over 20 countries following his primary passion: fly-fishing. But, as with any epic quest, the adventure--made ...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published April 7th 2015 by Lyons Press (first published January 1st 2015)
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I read about this book online and knew I should read it. Gaines tells of his flyfishing adventures around the world, and describes not only the fishing, but the people and country he encounters. My favorite descriptive from the collection was this quote about a morning fish in a lagoon as the fog slowly clears: "The morning looked like Winslow Homer painted it." ...more
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