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An Anglers Astoria: 2nd Edition Dave Hughes

An Anglers Astoria: 2nd Edition

Dave Hughes

Published January 1st 2013
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Kindle Edition
245 pages
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Praise for the first editionHughes thesis seems to be that angling is a rare pleasure to be shared in print as well as enjoyed in person. --Steve Raymond, FlyfisherHis views on conservation are especially refreshing with a depth of historicalMorePraise for the first editionHughes thesis seems to be that angling is a rare pleasure to be shared in print as well as enjoyed in person. --Steve Raymond, FlyfisherHis views on conservation are especially refreshing with a depth of historical perspective and a clean line of reasoning that will grab your understanding first, then your emotions, unlike much of the standard rhetoric that omits that first step. --John GierachAn Anglers Astoria is full of the youthful exuberance of its author and his Pacific Northwest. Among so many books of doleful reminiscence (written by young men), Hughess stories are oases. --Fly FishermanLike his more formal works, An Anglers Astoria contains many lessons, the kind you come by honestly, if you grow up fishing a place you learn to love--homewaters, or heartwaters as it were--and ultimately become an aquatic entomologist-cum-expert fly fisher. --Seth Norman, California Fly FisherNew edition of one of the books that launched Dave Hughes career 1st edition published by Frank Amato in 1982 New preface and a substantive, new, unpublished piece, Life Cycles A reflective, exuberant collection of stories and essays about Hughes home water near his hometown, Astoria, Oregon