By Robert DeMott
Spanning greater than forty-five years, Angling Days is a suite of Robert DeMott’s various magazine entries, each one a small essay in itself, jotted down in the course of the placid moments of fishing in and alongside the streams and rivers of North the United States. via his journaling, DeMott includes at the angling culture of channeling the tranquility of fly fishing into artistic endeavors, even if through portray, sketching, fly tying, or writing. For him, it was once writingsomething he did at any time when he may, even if in the middle of fishing or in the course of a become independent from from the water.
Angling Days is a life of paintings, a chronicle of what it's to be an angler looking the main pristine waters and the neatest fish. it's a selection of entries and musings within the vein of DeMott’s literary hero, Henry David Thoreau, and grants to polish a brand new mild at the artwork and pleasure of fly fishing.
For me, rod and pen appear to whole one another in one of those call-and-response method. One calls for a reaction from the opposite, and in that approach rod and pen entire each one other.” Robert DeMott
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Angling Days: A Fly Fisher’s Journals by Robert DeMott