Paul Schullery's "Home River"

September 6, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

When I first contemplated being a fishing guide in the Florida Keys in 1983 I had already been told that there were only two books I needed to read: Stu Apte’s Fishing in the Florida Keys and Flamingo and Tom McGuane’s Ninety-Two in the Shade. Then I happened across Paul Schullery’s Mountain Time, and that sealed the deal. MidCurrent is fortunate to have the opportunity to republish a chapter of that book, “Home River,” from which John Gierach’s Trout Bum took the wonderful quote “Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.”
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