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By Robert DeMott

“From the first actual, it kind of feels, fishing was once a respite and a treatment in addition to all of its different very likely redemptive qualities.” —Robert DeMott

Spanning greater than forty-five years, Angling Days is a set of Robert DeMott’s a number of magazine entries, every one a small essay in itself, jotted down through the placid moments of fishing in and alongside the streams and rivers of North the United States. via his journaling, DeMott incorporates at the angling culture of channeling the tranquility of fly fishing into inventive endeavors, even if through portray, sketching, fly tying, or writing. For him, it was once writing—something he did every time he might, no matter if in the middle of fishing or in the course of a become independent from from the water.

Angling Days is a life of paintings, a chronicle of what it really is to be an angler looking the main pristine waters and the neatest fish. it's a selection of entries and musings within the vein of DeMott’s literary hero, Henry David Thoreau, and supplies to polish a brand new gentle at the paintings and pleasure of fly fishing.

“For me, rod and pen appear to whole one another in one of those call-and-response means. One calls for a reaction from the opposite, and in that means rod and pen entire each one other.” —Robert DeMott

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