Trout Quintet: Five Stories of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Fly Fishing

By Steve Raymond

With Steve Raymond's flowing prose, the five stories in Trout Quintet touch on some of the more salient topics that the fly fisherman faces, from the problem of overfishing to the sometimes nonsensical rules that anglers must contend with. From the story of a dying man who comes back to life as a rainbow trout to the tale of a young boy and his lucky hat, Trout Quintet is a refreshing evocation of the sport that so many women and men love. 6x9 inches, 200 pgs.


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ISBN: 1-5107-0626-7

EAN: 978-1-5107-0626-2

Binding: Hardcover

Publish Date: 29/02/2016

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Editorial Reviews

“Few angler-authors can match the skill and insight of Steve Raymond . . .” —The New York Times

“Steve Raymond has been one of fly fishing’s finest writers longer than most of us have been fishing.” —Paul Schullery, author of Royal Coachman and American Fly Fishing: A History

“Raymond’s prose is direct, his commentary forthright, frankly opinionated, frequently funny, and not without cutting edges.” —Fly Rod & Reel

“In a genre whose longing for the old days and calls for better management are too often scolding and furious, Raymond offers a simpler and more graceful message: get out there and pay attention to the wonder of the water.” —Seattle Times.

About the Author

Steve Raymond has been fishing the trout, steelhead, and salmon waters of his native Pacific Northwest for more than fifty years and has spent much of that time writing about it. He is author of nine fly-fishing books, including Nervous Water, Blue Upright, and Rivers of the Heart, and his reviews of fly-fishing books have appeared in various publications. A veteran of thirty years as an editor and manager at the Seattle Times, Raymond also has been editor of two fly-fishing magazines, the Flyfisher and Fly Fishing in Salt Waters. Now retired, Raymond and his wife, Joan, live on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, Washington.

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Weight 0.88125 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 0.9 × 9 in


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