Fishing Stories

Hardcover $15.00

Apr 16, 2013 | 384 Pages

  • Hardcover $15.00

    Apr 16, 2013 | 384 Pages

Table Of Contents

Introduction
 
 
Nadyezhda Duvan, “The Salmon Spirit: An Ulchi Tale from Siberia”
 
Anonymous, “The Legend of Jiang Taigong”
 
Ueda Akinari, “The Dream Carp” (1769)
 
Washington Irving, “The Angler” (1820)
 
Anton Chekhov, “Albion’s Daughter” (1883)
 
Guy de Maupassant, “Two Friends” (1882)
 
Jerome K. Jerome, “Fishy” (1889)
 
Rudyard Kipling, “Dry-cow Fishing as a Fine Art” (1890)
 
Charles Frederick Holder, “I’ve Got Your Tuna, Sir” (1909)
 
Svend Fleuron, “The Angler’s End” (1919)
 
Georgina Ballantine, “Landing of the Record Tay Salmon” (1922)
 
F. A. Mitchell Hedges, “Battle with a Giant Ray” (1924)
 
Roland Pertwee, “The River God” (1928)
 
Zane Grey, “The First Thousand-Pounder” (1930)
 
Ernest Hemingway, from The Garden of Eden (1946–1961)
 
Roderick Haig-Brown, “The Children’s Bear” (1946) 
 
Elizabeth Enright, “A Little Short of the Record” (1951)
 
Nick Lyons, “On the Divide” (1974)
 
Raymond Carver, “Nobody Said Anything” (1973)
 
Norman Maclean, from A River Runs Through It (1976)
 
Annie Proulx, “The Wer-Trout” (1982)
 
Jimmy Carter, “Fishing With My Daddy” (1988)
 
Lin Sutherland, “Abe Lincoln Fished Here” (1990)
 
Ted Leeson, “Harvests” (1994)
 
David James Duncan, “First Native” (1994)
 
Marjorie Sandor, “Waiting for a Miracle: A Jew Goes Fishing” (1999)
 
Thomas McGuane, “The Longest Silence” (1999)
 
Charles Rangeley-Wilson, “Wash and Tope” (2006)
 
Ron Rash, “Their Ancient Glittering Eyes” (2006)
 
 
Acknowledgments 
 

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