By Paul Schullery, Marsha Karle
"In Royal Coachman Paul Schullery is right away erudite emissary of the attitude and consummate trout bum. and since now not all people might be either, we compliment him as an American original."--James Prosek, writer of Trout: An Illustrated historical past and the entire Angler"Few have as a lot ardour for fly-fishing as Paul Schullery, or even fewer have his unending interest in regards to the background of the game, however it is his outstanding expertise as a author that makes Royal Coachman such tremendous and enjoyable studying. He makes his ardour, and his wisdom, so compelling that they develop into yours up to his."--Gary LaFontaine, writer of The Dry Fly: New Angles"The identify derives from the most well known and flexible flies to be had, and the ebook promises a few meticulous background with reference to fly styles and their creators. . . . He will get on the tradition, the mechanics and the evolution of the game in an interesting and informative manner. He additionally undertakes the query . . . of even if casting a dry fly can actually be referred to as an paintings with a capital 'A.' he's to be congratulated for doing so with out the standard he-man bombast or Zen-master voodoo so frequently present in rod and gun writing."--The ny instances
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One book, even if it had several authors or compilers, could hardly be a comprehensive survey of an entire nation’s ﬁshing habits and attitudes. Even Ray Bergman, with telephones, years of travel, and the common touch, couldn’t achieve that. But for all the information in the Treatise, the heart of its legend lies in its authorship. Fishing writers have given historians ﬁts by freely accepting that someone named Juliana Berners wrote it; to the leading scholars of the subject, her name is at best a bibliographical crutch.
More important than the stream’s namesake is its character, which is also hinted at in this letter. The “large stream of water” two miles from the village must be the Conodoguinet, itself a 46 chapter four ﬁne ﬁshing stream of which I will have more to say later in this book. The Letort empties into the Conodoguinet northeast of Carlisle, heightening the complexity of the local stream ecology as the cold waters of the little trout stream blend with the warm lowland ﬂow of the larger river. But the most important feature of the Letort’s valley is revealed in O’Neal’s mentions of limestone.
John Rowe, a prominent Boston businessman, kept a diary intermittently between and in which he occasionally mentioned his ﬁshing (the diary’s ﬁshing entries were published with an introduction by John Phillips in ). He found excellent ﬁshing in the ponds and brooks around Boston and Plymouth. On April , , he ﬁshed at Duxbury Mills and “had very Good Sport. ” The largest trout he mentions was eighteen inches, a substantial size for a stream brook trout in any age. The earliest known ﬂy ﬁsher (though at any time an earlier reference may be discovered) in the New World was, appropriately, a British visitor: Joseph Banks, a young naturalist who visited Labrador and Newfoundland in .
Royal Coachman: Adventures in the Fly Fisher's World by Paul Schullery, Marsha Karle