Ranging From Laugh Out Loud Funny To Deeply Poignant, This Collection Of Essays From One Of Maine S Favorite Outdoor Writers Explores The Way Life Should Be, Could Be, And Sometimes Is In The Great State Of Maine Whether He S At Camp Finding Newborn Mice In A Drawer At Camp, At Home Saying Good Bye To His Beloved Son After Graduation, Or At Church Searching For The Right Words For The Passing Of A Friend, George Smith Inevitably Finds The Emotional Hook That Will Land Your Attention And Keep You Engrossed Until The Very Last Page. You could only give a 5 star rating I would like to rate this book off the charts I was taken to a place I could only imagine, The author s words placed me there on the hunt, fly fishing, gathering cranberries, watching white tailed deers, rabbits scurrying away, anticipating the site of a bull moose, beavers at the edge of a river But wait a black bear is heard and seen in the distant, ooh let s not forget turkey hunting He took me to Alaska, fishing on Kumishak a big coastal river Brown bears galore frolicking along, caribou s, mountain sheep s, the biggest moose you could hope to see a third bigger than Maine s , Coho Salmon, colorful Dolly Varden trout, Rainbow trout Lessons were given by the author, well I assumed it was because I easily could follow his words when he explained for example, using a large fly that I ve dragged across the top of the water sort of like fishing for bass Another one, still using floating line on our 8 weight rods, and For Dollies we used 5 weight rods and a bead that
Definitely been on a winning streak with my reading selections lately, and A Life Lived Outdoors Reflections of a Maine Sportsman by George Smith has done nothing to change that Really, dipping into this collection of columns about the Maine outdoors is as refreshing and enjoy
Maine stories An ok book Good Book Good glimpse of a good Maine family, their values and their traditions.
- 236 pages
- A Life Lived Outdoors
- George Smith
- 16 February 2017 George Smith