The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

By Nick Lyons, Editor

Tales of baiting, angling, & the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Guy de Maupassant, & Lord Byron. In scenic rivers, lakes, & seas, they praise the trout, snap up that salmon, angle, aim, & sing the fisherman's song! 100 B&W Illus; 6x9 inches, 576 pgs.


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Edited & Introduced by Nick Lyons
Foreword by David Halberstam

Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. This superbly presented collection of fishing stories will set the reader sailing on the Loch or along the Thames & tracking down sharks or carp in many exciting waterways.

You will find memories, essays, true stories, & fishing accounts more or less exaggerated or imagined. Their authors & their editor, Nick Lyons, all share a communicable passion for a great day out fishing—a passion only surpassed by the love of telling the tale with or without the catch to show! With work by more than one hundred of the world’s most eminent authors & fishermen, including:

• John McPhee
• Howell Raines
• Ted Leeson
• Jimmy Carter
• Lefty Kreh
• Dave Barry
• Norman Maclean
• Rudyard Kipling

Nick Lyons
is the editor of Hemingway on Fishing. He has written over twenty books, mainly on fishing, in addition to hundreds of articles on the subject, which have appeared in magazines such as Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, & Fly Fisherman. He splits his time between New York City & Woodstock, New York.

David Halberstam was an American Pulitzer-prize winning journalist & author of over twenty books. He passed away in 2007.


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