The World s Best Fishing Stories

because we're well aware of what a great story we'd land if we hooked a fish on the last cast. It's no wonder, really, how “fish story” earned a place in the dictionary. This book, though, is a collection of fishing stories; ...

Author: The Editors of Field & Stream

Publisher: Weldon Owen International

ISBN: 9781616289812

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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A collection of true-life fishing tales about big catches, bright seas, and the one that got away—from John Updike, Phil Caputo, Jim Harrison, and others. Anyone who appreciates a good story can appreciate the infinite resource that is the sport of fishing. This collection represents the very best stories about fishing to appear in Field & Stream throughout its 120-year history. It includes writers old and new, with tales infamous and unknown. A fishing story is, in the end, not about catching fish. What matters is the quest, the company, and the challenge. Here you’ll find stories of deep insight, incredible drama, and delightful humor from the likes of Bill Heavey, Zane Gray, Eddie Nickens, Ian Frazier, Kim Barnes, Thomas McGuane, and many others.

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