"The most humble fisherman has this in common with fishermen of all degrees. Even the thousandth trip of the same old familiar fished-out stream begins with renewed hope, with unfailing faith."--Zane Grey
Bob Rich likes people who fish. He thi "The most humble fisherman has this in common with fishermen of all degrees. Even the thousandth trip of the same old familiar fished-out stream begins with renewed hope, with unfailing faith."--Zane Grey
Bob Rich likes people who fish. He thinks they are categorically the most positive and optimistic people in the world. It's no wonder then that Bob Rich has a lot of friends who fish. In The Fishing Club, Rich's quest is to discover what besides this sunny attitude draws his extraordinary group of friends to the water and to the endless pursuit of fish. Is it patience, perservance, hope? A combination of all three? Or something else altogether?
From President George H. W. Bush's fish envy to baseball Hall-of-Famer Ted Williams's best fishing day ever, Rich has gathered compelling and enthusiastic fishing stories from several notable anglers. Explore the humble beginnings of Don Tyson, former president of Tyson Foods, who now fishes for 1,000-pound black marlins in the tradition of Zane Grey and Ernest Hemingway. Learn how outdoor legend Bill Dance first realized the importance of proper fly presentation. Among Rich's friends and acquaintances, you will also meet John Bailey, world-famous author and photographer, with thirty books on fishing to his name; Andy Mill, champion ski racer, and star of the Outdoor Life Network's award-winning Sportsman's Journal; and Sandy Moret, saltwater fly fishing guru and founder of the Florida Keys Fly Fishing School.
The Fishing Club is a charming, intriguing, and candid look at the world of fishing through the eyes of some of the most patient, persistent, hopeful, and passionate anglers Rich has ever met. It is a must-read for fishing fanatics, or anyone inspired by what makes anglers do what they do season after season. ...Continua Nascondi