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Browsing the "Jim Harrison" Tag

The Top Ten, yours, or mine?

Who says it's the Best Ten? We could all make our own list of best ten flies, destinations, game fish, artists, fly rods... I did [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: The Longest Silence

Savoring superbly written short stories like those in "The Longest Silence" is like listening to the few minute long "West End Blues" played by Louis Armstrong [...]

November 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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