By Paul Knight
From scuffling with monsters from the deep, to the magic and secret of fly fishing—larger-than-life fish tales which are all true
Lifelong fisherman Paul Knight is aware the joys of the chase, the one-on-one conflict of persistence among guy and beast that's game fishing. Like Hemingway, and legions of others who've verified themselves opposed to nature, writer Paul Knight has traveled to distant components of the globe to reel in tales of epic adventures with rod and line. In Amazing Fishing Stories, he is taking readers on a panoramic day trip from frozen Russian rivers to the wild jungles of India, detailing the heart-pounding catch of sailfish, tuna, and shark and exciting struggles with monsters from the deep.
There are superb tales of fly fishing, as Knight describes in attractive aspect the pursuit of salmon, trout, and extra unique recreation from the Scottish Highlands to the Indian jungle. overseas in scope, and protecting every kind of fishing from open ocean to mountain movement, this eclectic number of good instructed fishing tales has whatever for everybody. * The e-book is a compelling and wonderful learn that covers numerous fishing round the world
* the writer is a number one determine between united kingdom anglers, as CEO of Salmon and Trout organization, and contributor to quite a lot of angling magazines, together with Gamefisher
An excellent present for the armchair fanatic and lively fisherman, Amazing Fishing Stories is an exciting trek around the globe, with a talented fisherman and masterful author, looking for definitely the right seize.
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The slightest error, and they melt away like ghosts. John Hotchkiss had fished all over the world and produced a successful television series, The Take, which featured game-fishing venues from many different countries. This trip to New Zealand was in advance of the crew arriving to film one of the episodes, and was to be on a private river in the Buller District on the west side of the South Island, as a 22 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c04 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 11:56 Printer: Yet to come BROWNIE OF A LIFETIME guest of the Western Rivers Lodge.
Victor’s first casting efforts didn’t amount to much, but he kept going and soon the action and timing came back to him. Don’t bring the rod back beyond 12 o’clock: he heard his father’s words in his brain, and by doing that, and wading out into the shallows as far as he could in his boots, he reckoned he was probably landing the fly far enough out to reach a fish. He stripped the fly back at different speeds each cast, remembering what he had done on Vyrnwy, and then suddenly, out of the blue, there was a tug on the line and a swirl in the water.
Bola smiled at him. ‘Just 101 pounds, Steve. I’m sorry, you could have had the record. ’ He lifted his tin mug of tea. ’ 42 P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c08 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 12:5 Printer: Yet to come PART TWO Interfering Animals P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c08 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 12:5 Printer: Yet to come P1: TIX/XYZ JWBK524-c08 P2: ABC JWBK524-Knight July 25, 2011 12:5 Printer: Yet to come GLEN COE INFAMY When a young boy’s fishing dreams become turn into reality, the excitement of the moment can make him forget that nature gives, but can also take away.