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A Fly Fisher's Sixty Seasons

True Tales of Angling Adventures

Witty and heartfelt, Sixty Seasons looks back over more than half a century of fly fishing and writing about fly fishing. Steve Raymond returns with an informative and delightful collection of memories, stretching over his sixty seasons spent fishing.
Raymond takes the opportunity to write passionately about the full cast of his life, as well as how fly-fishing interacts with his life as a journalist, and vice versa. He offers sage advice about books, writers, rods, methods, and guides. He deftly ranges from joyful topics to bittersweet moments to a tongue-in-cheek quiz designed to test your fly-fishing sophistication. Other contemplations include:

  • Essays on fishing for trout, steelhead, bonefish, and carp
  • Surviving a career in journalism
  • Fishing for Atlantic salmon vs. Pacific salmon
  • The impending future of outdoor sports
    It is with good humor, precision, and thoughtful insight that Raymond reels you in. Sixty Seasons is a must-have for anyone who loves fly-fishing or the natural world.
  • Steve Raymond is the author of, Rivers of the Heart, Nervous Water, The Year of the Trout, and many more. He was the winner of the Roderick Haig-Brown Award for significant contributions to angling literature, as well as the editor of "The Flyfisher" and "Fly Fishing in Salt Waters" After a thirty-year career as editor and manager at the Seattle Times, he retired and now lives in Clinton, Washington.

    "Complex wisdom simply presented."
    Gray's Sporting Journal
    "Few angler-authors can match the skill and insight of Steve Raymond. . . . Raymond leads his reader to a refined and refreshed understanding of what the natural world is really all about."
    The New York Times

    "Complex wisdom simply presented."
    Gray's Sporting Journal
    "Few angler-authors can match the skill and insight of Steve Raymond. . . . Raymond leads his reader to a refined and refreshed understanding of what the natural world is really all about."
    The New York Times

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