Romance and Salmon in Quebec

February 12, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

As always, the best fly fishing writing often gathers its focus from the corner of the eye. “Whatever is most difficult becomes most interesting, if you’re doing it right. A properly romantic fly fisher doesn’t want his fish to come easy; he wants them playing hard to get.” James Babb, editor of Gray’s Sporting Journal, blends tales of romance and Atlantic salmon fishing at the remote Helens Falls camp in northern Quebec.