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Even Brook Trout Get The Blues

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Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

“Once an angler has become serious about the sport (and ‘serious’ is the word that’s used), he’ll never again have enough tackle or enough time to use it. And his nonangling friends and family may never again entirely recognize him, ei
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 5th 1993 by Simon Schuster (first published 1992)
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Will
Apr 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Was a good book that was well written.
Jason
Sep 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
This text was a biography, that takes place in mid-west. The main character is the author, John Gierach. In the book he tells his fishing stories and introduces some friends and family along the way. I can connect to this book because I am a fisherman and believe me some of the moments in this book were like desavoue for me. As a 13 year old I can also relate to some of the slight lies we fisherman tell. I would recommend this book to any body who likes fun outdoorsy type reading. If you like an ...more
Rob
Mar 03, 2008 rated it liked it
An entertaining read by someone WAY more fanatical and obsessed with fishing than I am. Made me glad that I have a little more balance in my life and that I have something better to spend my money on than $10,000 fly rods.
Ben Hamelin
Oct 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
i love how Gierach pays homage to Tom Robbins in this and "still life with brook trout." 2 of my favorite authors, was very neat to see this connection.
Mike
Dec 31, 2007 rated it did not like it
Shelves: books-i-ve-read
Don't bother with this one.
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Gierach is instilling in me the idea that a life of fishing is a life well lived.
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