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Baseball and Fly Fishing: The Snooze Factor

April 8, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“When I was a kid, I understood perfectly that both baseball and flyfishing are slow. What I didn’t get–and what I get now–is that they are gloriously slow, a drowsy summertime slowness, the wonderful indulgence of more or less doing nothing.” Dave Hurteau draws an analogy between baseball and fly fishing, suggesting a quiet snore is out of place with neither. In Field & Stream.