FISHERMAN'S SPRING by Roderick L. Haig-Brown


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It is three years since Haig-Brown's last fishing book, The Western Angler but of the Year while not ostensibly about fishing, has its mead of his favorite sport, as this new collection of essays has its mead of philosophical and family substance. on all phases of dry fly fishing, but from a wholly personal point of view. Here is general coverage, but rather Col. Haig-Brown's personal predilections and experience for type of fly or another, on the rod, the line, the mood of water, on wading or fishing a boat, on handling a canoe, on the seasons of the year in relation to the choice of , on the habits of the fish. Throughout, there are digressions -- the wisdom of thirty years on lake and stream on the Pacific Northwest; and anecdotal material that illustrates amplifies the whole.

Pub Date: May 2nd, 1951
Publisher: Morrow