By Jerry Kustich
The most sensible messages on fly fishing come from the guts. Jerry is a brand new voice in that culture. -- John Randolph, Editor and writer, Fly Fisherman Magazine
The heat of those fishing tales radiates some distance past the river financial institution. -- Charlie Meyers, outside Editor, The Denver Post
"In a sequence of brief tales, Kustich takes the reader to rivers around the kingdom, introduces them to characters he is met alongside the coastline and offers a glimpse right into a way of life that increases fly fishing to a close to spiritual event.
"Ever ask yourself what it'd be wish to stay the lifetime of a full-time fishermen?" asks Glenn Brackett, the grasp bamboo rod builder with Winston Rod, within the book's foreword. "Well, Jerry lives that lifestyles. it's a lifetime of function and keenness -- a strong love affair with fish and fishing. even if he casts his line throughout water or upon paper, he's perpetually fishing." '--Perry Backus of The Montana commonplace
Out of the restlessness of the 60s and down a course that resulted in nowhere, the writer stumbled on even more than it is easy to ever think. This choice of tales defines the that means of passionate pursuit. In that realm the place a fly is solid into the movement of existence, the reader too will locate that the line much less traveled may end up in a truly precise place.
Ever ask yourself what it might be prefer to stay the lifetime of a full-time fisherman? good, Jerry lives that lifestyles. it's a lifetime of objective and passion-a robust love affair with fish and fishing. even if he casts his line throughout water or upon paper, he's perpetually fishing. Jerry's works mirror this love whole-heartedly...At the river's facet he has discovered the affection of a lady, the loyalty of a pal, the companionship of a puppy, a voice if you haven't any voice, the magical come upon, and the phrases to show all this-along with a lot more.
About the Author
A one-time highschool instructor with an outstanding origin within the sciences, the writer built a willing curiosity of nature and conservation concerns whereas observing the Niagara River succumb to the forces of toxins within the 50s and 60s. through the years he has handled those haunting photographs of the earlier as an artist and a author. as well as a number of released articles, Jerry wrote and illustrated a weekly nature column within the Montana commonplace, and co-authored Fly Fishing for excellent Lakes Steelhead: a sophisticated examine an rising Fishery together with his brother Rick. After eighteen years, Kustich nonetheless keeps to construct bamboo rods with the R.L. Winston Rod corporation in dual Bridges, Montana-when he's not at the highway or status in a river.
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At the River's Edge: Lessons Learned in a Life of Fly Fishing by Jerry Kustich