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Fishing the Miramichi

by Wayne Curtis

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list price: $14.95
edition:Paperback
published: 1996
ISBN:9780864921819
Description

A native of Blackville, New Brunswick, Wayne Curtis started fishing the Miramichi River and its tributaries when he was eight years old. In Fishing the Miramichi, he shares over forty years of guiding and salmon-angling experience. But Curtis goes beyond regaling readers with yarns about his fabled river; Fishing the Miramichi richly proves his skill as a historian, a naturalist, a teacher, and a fine essayist. Although fishing is in his blood, Curtis is devoted to the preservation of the Atlantic salmon. His Miramichi culture grounded him in nature, and fishing with conservationists such as Ted Williams and Lee Wulff reinforced his convictions. Fishing the Miramichi sets stories, angling instructions and character sketches of outfitters and guides in a context of responsible sportsmanship.

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Editorial Reviews

"A garland of local lore gathered by a fishing poet." — Gene Hill, Field and Stream


"The best little book about the Miramichi you're likely to find for many seasons to come." — Atlantic Salmon Journal

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About the Author

Wayne Curtis

Wayne Curtis was born in Keenan, New Brunswick, on the banks of the Miramichi River. He was educated at the local schoolhouse and at St. Thomas University. He started writing prose in the late 1960s. His essays have appeared in the Globe and Mail, Outdoor Canada, Fly Fishermen, and the Atlantic Salmon Journal.
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