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Full Creel A Nick Lyons Reader

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ISBN-10: 0871138131

ISBN-13: 9780871138132

Edition: 2000

Authors: Nick Lyons, Mari Lyons, Thomas McGuane

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In this illustrated collection of Nick Lyons' favourite writings, the reader can access the meditative rhythm of casting, the burst of adrenalin when a fish strikes and the quiet joy of standing in, or next to, a river full of fish.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/14/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 508
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Nick Lyons, a former professor of English at Hunter College, was John Voelker's editor for "Trout Magic". He writes frequently about fishing & lives in New York City.

Thomas McGuane was born in 1939. He earned his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1962 and his M.F.A. from Yale in 1965. His novel, "The Bushwhacked Piano," received the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award for a Work of Fiction in 1971. Another of his books, "Ninety Two in the Shade," was nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction in 1974. Some of his other books include "Nothing but Blue Skies" and "Keep the Change." Thomas McGuane was also co-editor of The Best American Sports Writing. He lives in Montana.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
from The Seasonable Angler (1970)
Preface to The Seasonable Angler
Winter Dreams and Wakening
The Lure of Opening Day
Family Interludes
Mecca
from Fishing Widows (1974)
A Few Premises
The Legacy
Trout in Fun City
The Fine Art of Hudson River Fence Fishing
On the Divide
A Tale of Two Fishes
My Secret Life
from Bright Rivers (1977)
Gray Streets, Bright Rivers
Pilgrimages
Experts and Friends
A Catskill Diary
Westward
River Touring
from Confessions of a Fly Fishing Addict (1989)
Fish Tales
Confessions of an Early Wormer
Homage a Bluegills--and Pumpkinseeds, Too
The Casting Perplex
Just a Cast Away
The Old Man
Wild Strawberries
The Director
Where to Go
On My Brave Wife
Lefty and Me
Very Minor Tactics on an English Chalkstream
In a Fishing Hut
The Last Chalkstream Idyll
The Metamorphosis
Salmo Psychosis
The Complete Book of Fly Fishing for Trout
Adventures in the Fur Trade
The Lyons Roach
The Lyons Super-Flex Leader
No-Name Brooks
Dusk
The Intense Fly Fisherman
In a Tackle Closet
Winter Dreams with Sparse
Splat, Splat
from Spring Creek (1992)
The Fight
At the Second Bend Pool
One Last Tough Trout
from A Flyfisher's World (1996)
Introduction to A Flyfisher's World
Au Sable Apocalypse
Small Fish
Largemouth Magic
Riverbass
Selective Blues--and Striped Bass
World of the Silver Kings
French Pike
The Snobbish Brown Trout
How We Do It
Fly Fishing for Anything, Any Way
Gadgets and Gizmos
A Fine Madness
Crowds
Space Age Stuff
Water Watching
Country Hardware Store
In the Car
On a Small Creek
Seasons End
A Fierce Pursuit but Not a Circus
A Parliament of Skills
The Things of Fly Fishing
Fly Fishing in Bed
from My Secret Fishing Life (1999)
Going and Coming Back
Messing About in Boats a Little
The Judge's Swim Pond
The 193 Minutes
On the Top
Numbers Change
Me, Too
Head Waters
Connections
The Aging Fly Fisher
Fishing, Yea, Yea