The Trout Whisperers
The Trout Whisperers chronicles the misadventures of two eccentric fly fishermen, Louis Traub and Raul Mendoza, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of their annual six-week fishing and camping trip in Montana--a jaunt during which the characters' unconventional interpretation of outdoor experience, combined with their quixotic search for a mythic, unspoiled trout stream, adds up to a deliciously zany romp echoing Lewis and Clark's historic journey through the Missouri River country.
As the book opens, the trout whisperers are about to take a full-day float trip on the Beaverhead River, with a long-time friend and fellow fly-fishing nut, Bowen Kiick. But when Kiick bails out at the last moment, Louis and Raul decide to go on the float anyway. After a number of entertaining twists and turns, they fall into an unexpected acquaintance with high-strung yoga instructor Lottie Moffo and her flatulent Jack Russell terrier. Lottie's impact on the anglers is explosive; it threatens their relationship but also leads them to the brink of discovering the mythic Little Gooseneck Creek--and ultimately, right into the crosshairs of the law.
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Review: The Trout WhisperersUser Review - Fiona Hodgkin - Goodreads
I ordered this book from Amazon only because I've always admired Peter Bodo's tennis journalism and I happened to see that he had published a novel in 2006 about, of all things, fly fishing. I didn't ... Read full review
Review: The Trout WhisperersUser Review - Chana - Goodreads
Kind of an oddball book. It was somewhere between a Billy Crystal movie (City Slickers is the one that I think I am thinking of) and a Carl Hiaasen book. It was really funny sometimes, it spoofed ... Read full review