Even Brook Trout Get The Blues

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Simon & Schuster, May 15, 1992 - Sports & Recreation - 228 pages
A self-described trout bum, "the bohemian equivalent of a country gentleman", John Gierach takes readers and fishing fans through the endlessly fascinating and mystifying world of fly-fishing--from farm ponds to gar shooting to reeling in the tenacious brook trout. Line drawings.

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Perhaps my favorite of Gierach's essay books -- the title essay is one of his best, and the whole collection effectively delivers the flavor and texture of Gierach's life as a trout bum. Highly recommended. Read full review

EVEN BROOK TROUT GET THE BLUES

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Fine, sweetly written essays on the sport and art of fly- fishing, by a writer who thinks of himself as ``a reporter rather than an expert.'' A Colorado outdoorsman, Gierach (Sex, Death, and Fly ... Read full review

Contents

FARM PONDS
11
TROUT CANDY
22
THE ROARING FORK
35
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

John Gierach is the author of several previous books, including At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman, Standing in a River Waving a Stick, and Dances with Trout. His work has appeared in Gray's Sporting Journal, Field & Stream, where he is a contributing writer, and Fly Rod & Reel, where he is a columnist. He also writes a column for the monthly Redstone Review. He lives in Lyons, Colorado.

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