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W.D. Wetherell
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Vermont River

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Selected by Trout magazine as one of the thirty finest fly-fishing books, Vermont River is

the brilliant chronicle of a writer and fisherman. It is a book of rare and genuine beauty, a

celebration of fly fishing, the natural world, and a river valley and the life in it. The first of

Wetherell s trilogy lauding his love of a sport and a region, Vermont River is a must for
Hardcover, 149 pages
Published February 13th 1989 by Simon & Schuster (first published February 1989)
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Oct 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I absolutely loved this book and I have never fly fished in my life. Vermont, however, is very dear to me, and reading this felt like going back in time. I grew up camping along the Battenkill River, watching fly fishermen and women work their magic in the pools and eddies. I used to spend every moment I could standing in the river, head down, eyes peeled, catching rock fish and minnows, tadpoles and crayfish, with a butterfly net riddled with holes. The writing in this book is superb. I felt so ...more
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It's pretty captivating if you're enamored with fishing in Vermont. If you're not -- and this should come as no surprise -- you might do better reading something else. ...more
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Lovely, sentimental collection of essays exploring a single small river in Vermont over the course of a fishing season.
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