20 Questions: Jim Babb

November 30, 2012 By: Erin Block

Although most would disagree, Jim Babb describes his writing as “filled with simple thoughts expressed in way too many complex words.” Those words have captured the minds and imaginations of many fly anglers over the span of Babb’s career as both an author and editor of Gray’s Sporting Journal. Recently Babb took a few minutes to talk with Chris Hunt as part of his 20 Questions interview series. From near-death in a Tennessee River turbine to writing rejection letters, to his favorite “never-to-be-named, trout brook,” this conversation is one not to miss.