Laced with fishing stories and a guest appearance or two from the inimitable A.K. Best, Gierach's book offers advice on tackle selection, reading water, casting technique, and small-stream scouting. Photos and drawings.
John Gierach is the author of At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman (0-7432-2992-4), Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders (0-684-86858-X), and Good Flies (1-58574-139-6), and he has written articles for Fly Rod & Reel, Gray's Sporting Journal, and Field & Stream. He lives in the high-country state of Colorado.