Why I Fly Fish
Passionate Anglers on the Pastime's Appeal and How It Has Shaped Their Lives
- Publication Date: April 2, 2013
- Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
- ISBN: 9781613124604
- Page Count: 144
- Illustrations: 40 color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Chris Santella, bestselling author of the Fifty Places series, is back in action with the inspirational gift book Why I Fly Fish. Based on 25 interviews with fly-fishing professionals and celebrity hobbyists alike, Why I Fly Fish encapsulates the life lessons fly-fishing aficionados have learned from their favorite pursuit. Featured contributors include Donald Trump Jr., Bill Ford (CEO of Ford Motor Company), Conway Bowman (host of several flyfishing TV programs), actor Henry Winkler, Lefty Kreh (the world’s best-known fly-fisherman) and many more. With personal photographs by the contributors themselves, Why I Fly Fish is an inspirational and intimate reflection on the beloved sport and pastime.
About the author
Chris Santella is a freelance writer and marketing consultant. A regular contributor to the New York Times and Forbes.com, he has also contributed to the New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, Golf, American Lawyer, and Delta’s Sky magazine. Santella is the author of seven other titles in the Fifty Places series, as well as Fifty Favorite Fly-Fishing Tales. He lives in Portland, Oregon.