These 25 unforgettable fishing stories boast fast action, dramatic plot twists, and intriguing characters from the sinister to the hilarious. Spanning the entire 20th century, they offer a bounty of fishing adventures: the solitary sportsman casting in a fast trout stream; expensive ocean charters seeking grouper; a couple of kids with bamboo poles and high hopes for the big one. The world-class authors include today’s Stephen King, Bob Shacochis, Thomas McGuane, and E. Annie Proulx; timeless storytellers such as Guy de Maupassant and the Brothers Grimm; and early- and mid-century favorites like Stephen Vincent Benét, Philip Wylie, Henry Van Dyke, and others. Sports enthusiasts and story-lovers alike will find this collection irresistible.
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“Once again, Staudohar . . . has succeeded magnificently at anthologizing a popular pastime.”
“If you love suspense, action and the outdoors, you’ll enjoy this book.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Paul D. Staudohar is the editor of six other collections of sports short stories including Baseball's Best Short Stories, Boxing's Best Short Stories, Fishing's Best Short Stories, Football's Best Short Stories, Golf's Best Short Stories, and Hunting's Best Short Stories and a professor of business administration at California State University at Hayward.