No Shortage of Good Days

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Simon & Schuster, May 17, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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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.

In No Shortage of Good Days John Gierach takes readers from the Smokies in Tennessee to his home waters in Colorado, from the Canadian Maritimes to Mexico—saltwater or fresh, it’s all fishing and all irresistible. As always he writes perceptively about a wide range of subjects: the charm of familiar waters, the etiquette of working with new fishing guides, night fishing when the trout and the mosquitoes are both biting, and fishing snobbery, a pitfall he seems to have largely avoided: “A friend and I recently realized that making fly-fishing a way of life instead of a hobby has made us a couple of pretty one-dimensional characters. On the other hand, we agreed we’re two of the happiest people we know, albeit in a simple-minded sort of way.”

Gierach again demonstrates the wit, eloquence, and insight that have become his trademarks. No Shortage of Good Days is the next best thing to a day of fishing.

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Review: No Shortage of Good Days

User Review  - Timothy Kidder - Goodreads

If you haven't read John Gierach you've been missing out on some of the best outdoor writing out there. The layout of this book, following his standard, is a short story per chapter. This makes it ... Read full review

Review: No Shortage of Good Days

User Review  - Goodreads

If you haven't read John Gierach you've been missing out on some of the best outdoor writing out there. The layout of this book, following his standard, is a short story per chapter. This makes it ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

John Gierach is the author of numerous books on fly-fishing. His work has appeared in Field & Stream, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and Fly Rod & Reel, where he is a regular columnist. He also writes a column for the monthly Redstone Review. He lives in Lyons, Colorado. Visit JohnGierachBooks.com.

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