Fly Fishing Book Review: Babb's Fly Fishin' Fool

September 12, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“The utter delight in reading a Babb book, beyond irreverent humor and centuries-old connections to the fishing life, is the intimations of his far-flung reading, quoting authors, such as Jane Austen, Thoreau, Cervantes, Thomas Hardy, Saki, George Eliot – whose statements have nothing – yet everything – to do with fishing.” Hannah Merker writes about James Babb’s recent book. On MaineToday.com.
You can read an excerpt from Babb’s new book here: “Sudden Agility.”