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A guides tale, fly fishing with Jim Harrison

Harrison was often compared to Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner, and characterized as a writer of “hyper-masculine” texts, though this was a label he personally deplored. [...]

October 10, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Angler, author Thomas McGuane receives Heritage Award

Thomas McGuane's writing about fly fishing is, as author Jim Harrison put it: " . . . writes better about fishing than anyone else in the history of mankind.” [...]

April 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Chris Dombrowski writes a classic in “Body of Water”

Lounging like a lizard in the warmth of the morning beach sun in Hobe Sound, Florida, a lot of Dombroski’s sentences in Body of Water earned rereads and pauses. [...]

February 27, 2017 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Slide

Obit: Jim Harrison wrote about an America we all once knew

Jim Harrison was always compared to Hemingway (to his unrelieved disgust). Harrison was more lyrical - more darkly comic. [...]

March 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Of Interest: Forbes Magazine’s Monte Burke sums up year’s best writing

Those were the years when the angling writing scene was heavily-influenced by two central figures: Sports Afield magazine and the author, Thomas McGuane. [...]

January 7, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide