Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders by John Gierach – Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the. Gierach’s forty fishing columns, drawn from six of his previously published books, detail his experiences in a number of fishing venues and his philosophy as a. Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers. Death, Taxes, and Leaky .

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Four decades later, he finds himself in the middle of that world, collaborating with New Order on a series of five shows in Manchester.

You never know when the water is going to rise and you have to run. Water was what people talked about, worried over, and watched.


Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders: A John Gierach Fly-Fishing Treasury

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Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders: A John Gierach Fly-Fishing Treasury by John Gierach

But this is still a great book about fishing that introduced me to this fine author. In just a few short paragraphs I’m transfered from the bothers of life to a flowing river with a fly rod in hand.

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