Gentlemen Preferred Dry Flies

The Dry Fly and the Nymph, Evolution and Conflict
By William Black

Through stories of numerous historical characters Black details the long debate among fly-fishing devotees on the relative merits of dry or wet flies.

Fly-Fishing Secrets of the Ancients

A Celebration of Five Centuries of Lore and Wisdom
By Paul Schullery

Schullery ponders the great endless fish story we perpetuate and enrich every time we cast a fly.

The Fly-Fishing Predator

By Raymond Shewnack

Raymond Shewnack invites fishermen to hone their hunting skills, sharpen their senses, and become predators in the trout stream.

Paddy on the Hardwood

A Journey in Irish Hoops
By Rus Bradburd

A burned out basketball coach takes a job in Ireland and is surprised by what he finds.

Subjects: BiographySports

Bunion Derby

The 1928 Footrace Across America
By Charles B. Kastner

The story of Charley Pyle's 3,400-mile cross country race and extravaganza and the men who endured 84 days of mountains, deserts, mud, and sandstorms to compete for a $25,000 grand prize.

Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide

All About Rodeo
By Melody Groves

The workings, workers, and animals of the heartstopping world of rodeo.