– The best writing on the subject by the most famous anglers and writers of the twentieth century
– Makes a fantastic gift book for anglers everywhere
– Oversized, with elegant layout and high-quality production values
– Full color throughout
The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World is an anthology covering the sport of fishing from all parts of the planet. With over 300 stunning, full-color photographs, readers are taken along on thrilling trips fishing for trout, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and permit. Includes 23 inspirational fishing tales from some of the world’s greatest fishermen
The Greatest Fly Fishing Around the World sweeps readers along on a worldwide journey to experience the beauty and thrill of fishing for trout, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and permit. It captures all the irresistible visual and literary facets of the sport that continues to inspire millions of enthusiasts all over the world.
The fly-fishing destinations were chosen for the interest and variety of their fishing, and for the impact and beauty of their landscapes—from quietly gurgling streams and secretive river pools to the turquoise seas off the Florida Keys.
The collection includes stories from:
Clive Gammon ۰ John Gierach ۰ Brian Clarke ۰ Ernest Schwiebert ۰ Leonard M. Wright, Jr. ۰ Tom McGuane ۰ Roderick Haig-Brown ۰ Peter Kaminsky ۰ J. W. Hills ۰ Neil Patterson ۰ Russell Chatham ۰ Art Lee ۰ Nick Lyons ۰ David Street ۰ Zane Grey ۰ Verlyn Klinkenborg ۰ David Profumo
Through their pens, and through Val Atkinson’s lens, we travel to the vast wilderness of Alaska, the tweedy moors of Scotland, the languid heat of the Caribbean, the chalk streams of southern England, the rocky grandeur of South Island in New Zealand, and many others. A celebration of the ancient art, as well as an encapsulation of every fly fisherman’s dreams, this is a unique and essential addition to the library of every fly-fishing enthusiast.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
R. Valentine Atkinson is an internationally acclaimed photographer specializing in photos of the fly-fishing lifestyle and nature worldwide. His assignments have taken him to twenty-seven different countries. His photos are published regularly in most major fishing magazines, and his work was inducted into the Federation of Fly Fishers’ Fishing Hall of Fame.