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Trout Eyes: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, and Fly Fishing

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Fly fishermen everywhere will enjoy these varied, witty, and engaging adventures by one of America’s finest outdoor writers. There is a long section on trout fishing called “Brookies, Browns, and Bows,” and another on the challenges and excitement of saltwater fly fishing, and an exciting group of memoirs about fishing near home and in far-flung and often exotic places—lik ...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published November 24th 2015 by Skyhorse (first published March 31st 2007)
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Michael
Aug 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The qualities of Bill Tapply's work which jump out are: (1) the craftsmanship of his writing - first class, and (2) the universal themes anglers have grown to know and love. Bill describes settings which transport our minds to the beloved dream-world of casting a dry fly to a large feeding brown trout. And he transports us from our real world of suburban spawl and traffic jams to our favorite escapes faster than 2 large aspirin.

The stories he tells in Trout Eyes, especially of his youth, embody
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MikeFromQueens
A nice read and a look into the perspectives of a devotee. Being from the area, I could relate to the author's stories and found it entertaining.
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Feb 18, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A good mix of fishing stories and lessons intertwined. One of his better books that I have read.
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William G. Tapply (1940–2009) was an American author best known for writing legal thrillers. A lifelong New Englander, he graduated from Amherst and Harvard before going on to teach social studies at Lexington High School. He published his first novel, Death at Charity’s Point, in 1984. A story of death and betrayal among Boston Brahmins, it introduced crusading lawyer Brady Coyne, a fishing enthu ...more

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