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S take each year to British Columbia Between the drinking cigars and the piloting of a small dingy Kingwell previously of the belief that “fishing is stupid” finds that the sport does allow for one important thing uite a bit of time to just think allowing thoughts to wander and new vistas to open up This realization a kind of felicitous meandering and suspension in the delights of the moment lead. In the author s own words this is not a book about fishing Catch Release uses trout fishing as an analogy of life The chapters contains storiescomments about fishing golf history philosophy relationships and life in general I did not like the way the book was structured because the different topics appeared randomly within a chapter I felt like I was in front of a pinball machine entitled Catch Release While trout fishing was the backdrop of the machine each chapter was structured like the movement of a pinball Whatever target was hit was a topic change within the same chapter This was reminiscent of Ben Okri s book A Way of Being Free where I felt that the notes had been randomly selected and put together in the same chapterWhen writing for a general audience it would also be useful to provide additional information andor impressions of works writing etc created by others One example is when Mr Kingwell was walking around New York looking at signs logos and architectural details He heard the voices of Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs in his head and looked through eyes conditioned by Evans and Abbott and Bourke White No other information is provided While I m familar with the writings of Jane Jacobs and the photographs of Margaret Bourke White I m not familar with the works of all the authors philosphers etc that were mentioned in the book Since I read for pleasure and was not taking a course to discuss the works of all the names that were mentioned the name dropping reduced my enjoyment of the book

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S Kingwell through everything from falconry male bonding and procrastination to golf cooking and the relationship between reflection and action not to mention the relative benefits of wet versus dry flies the cast and the ethics of fishing Ultimately and as this book engagingly shows fishing is worth thinking about because of the thinking that fishing allows Especially when the trout aren’t biting.. While not your typical fly fishing book the little book offers a great read that spans many facets of life that we all encounter and does so with a sense of humor Offering a rather uniue voice and perspective in the world of fly fishing literature Kingwell has produces a work worth reading probably than once

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In Catch and Release philosopher Mark Kingwell has written a book about Catch And PDFEPUB or fishing or accurately about thinking about fishing that is unlike any book ever penned about this most uniue and challenging of sports This vibrant blend of memoir travelogue reflection and discussion of the finer points of the art is framed around an annual fishing trip that he and his father and two brother. Who could ever forget standing two legs then in coldfast running knee deep Henry s Fork water fly pole whipping furiously with countless rising fish everywhere as a blizzard appearing Mayfly hatch came off in the crepuscular penumbra of the Grand Tetons Exhilarating breathtaking majesty of Mother Nature s abundance were man looms small by comparison No expertise was reuired that day just dumb luck of dropping your fly ANYWHERE and wham fish on This is not the norm nor should it be to any seriously dedicated angler who accepts the trout advantage in casting dry flies on a regular day where stealth persistence skill preside Fly fishing like baseball and READING share attributes of careful projecting awareness followed by kinetic vibrancy and back in oscillating variation that reuire a Zen like calmness to ever become adeuately proficient One cast catch in many 3 hits in 10 at bats one exuberant page or parargraph in a chapter all ualify as success of first order Preparationpractice and a certain je ne sais ua come together as tandem tributaries in the greater stream of higher consciousness relational being if one is to endure the confines of existential malaise in a fated world We too hatch grow wings fly about sputter and die or get eaten in the mass of living Schopenhauer might should have tied flies and learned to cast might have put a wee Mona Lisa smirk on his grim countenance This is a philosophical book as recollection of familial good times fishing and all the sundry peripherals that go with it ie camp cooking drinking story telling and breathing in the uncluttered air of a natural setting As a man of letters too Kingwell is flush in allusions from Aristotle to Lorrie Moore and always understating demurring to aleatorial beneficence when it comes to latched down knowing A philosopher and a fisherman of hungry readers As such he celebrates life and embraces death as cousins who kiss but only just so their blood may know a tingle of familiarity in this world of solipsistic yearning Even if you ve never beheld the wispy whip of a graphite or cane rod the whirling whoosh of a line in motion or the amorphous delicacy of a filigreed dry fly you can still marvel at the object of it all by simply viewing the scintillating rainbow fulmination of a trout leaped airborne from its aueous depths hooked by the merest of taut line tether YouTube friends it s next best viewing reel on mates before it s all corp farm raised proto nature and we are too


7 thoughts on “Catch And Release

  1. says:

    You get a line I'll get a pole HoneyWhen philosophy meets fly fishing depth and humor are sure to ensue What a fun and insightful read The anecdotes are full of hilarity Kingwell is an expert ponderer Fly fishing becomes a metaphor for life L

  2. says:

    Who could ever forget standing two legs then in coldfast running knee deep Henry's Fork water fly pole whipping furiously with countless rising fish everywhere as a blizzard appearing Mayfly hatch came off in the crepuscular penumbra of the Grand Tetons Exhilarating breathtaking majesty of Mother Nature's abundance were man looms small by comparison No expertise was reuired that day just dumb luck of dropping your fly AN

  3. says:

    In the author's own words this is not a book about fishing Catch Release uses trout fishing as an analogy of life The chapters contains storiescomments about fishing golf history philosophy relationships and life in general I did not like the way the book was structured because the different topics appeared randomly within

  4. says:

    So boring admittedly I may not be the target audience but then again I'm not sure who I would recommend this book to It seemed right up my ally from the title and description but it really missed the mark for me I'm honestly not sure why I bothered to finish it It's just about a boring white guy going on vacation with his rich family and Fred prattling on and on about nothing in particular in no particular order

  5. says:

    While not your typical fly fishing book the little book offers a great read that spans many facets of life that we all encounter and does so with a sense of humor Offering a rather uniue voice and perspective in the world of fly fishing literature Kingwell has produces a work worth reading probably than once

  6. says:

    Terrible

  7. says:

    Funniest and best book I've read in a long time Enjoy it I have to say it again this book makes me so happy

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