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

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Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders

Want to Read saving…. Like all his writing, these essays are seasoned by a keen sense of observation and a deep knowledge and love of fishing lore, leavened by a wonderfully wry sense of humor. As Gierach says, writing is a lot like fishing. Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays wafers fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

I thought he came across as a bit grumpy in some of these essays though. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.

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

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I prefer the more upbeat fishing essays of Nick Lyons. Exploring the rest of New England? I guess this is also why I preferred Nick Lyons’ essays more: One of my least favorite chapters is the one he drew from his dictation into a digital voice recorder-little pocket device dewth will carry about 31 hours of dictation. I’d always wanted to try fly fishing, but this book was the main reason I decided to go ahead deqth give it a go.