Extreme Flyfishing - R.L "Bob" Nunley - book review - Global FlyFisher

GFF logo



   

GFF book review


Extreme Flyfishing


Author: R.L "Bob" Nunley
More books and videos
All books and videos
cover
Author
R.L "Bob" Nunley
Title
Extreme Flyfishing
Publisher
R.L ”Bob” Nunley, 2001
ISBN
None
Pages
104 pages, soft cover
Price
US$10.00
 

GFF rating: 5 out of 7
Excellent

Reviewed by Martin Joergensen

Want a great and affordable gift for a flyfisherman - or a little treat for yourself?
Here is good suggestion: a fun little book, written by a man with stories to tell and a big heart for humour, fishing and rod building.
And the book is only 10 US dollars!

Nunley has written and published about 25 short stories in this small volume, all with a couple of common denominators: flyfishing and humour. Through its about 100 pages, the author manages to entertain you very well, and at 40 cents a story, who can complain if one or two do not fully meet the high average of the rest?

Starting off with the story about how the authors's tongue got stuck to the ferrule on his split cane rod during a very cold day's fishing, sets the pace and tone. Each story is quickly read, and the size of the book and length of the stories makes it perfect good night reading for those of us, who cannot swallow dozens of pages on the edge of sleep.

The question in the introduction about how one man can experience all these hilarities seems well placed, but as Nunley points out: if you go fishing enough, things will happen - and a lot of them funny things.
True enough!

The book seems very home made, but of a nice quality and layout. The front cover could have been tightened a bit, but again I must remind you that this is a ten dollar book! At this price even typos and other small errors are easily forgiven.

If you like small stories about flyfishing, this is a book for you. The book is probably not available in book stores or tackle shops, so you will have to drop by Nunley's web page and order online.


Book review section
Review section


Want to comment this page? Fill out the form below.
Comment
Only comments
in English
are accepted!

Comentarios en Ingles
solamente, por favor!

Your name Your email
Anonymize my information. Name and email will not be shown with comment.
Notify me on new comments to this article on the above email-address.
You don't have to comment to start or stop notifications.

All comments will be screened by the GFF staff before publication.
No HTML, images, ads or links, please - we do not publish such comments...
And only English language comments will be published.
Name and email is optional but recommended.
The email will be shown in a disguised form in the final comment to protect you against spam
You can see other public comments on this page