David Attenborough is no fisherman…

not when he can sit through this without screaming for a rod:

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It could be argued that this great piece in Gray’s Sporting Journal reads like a State of the Union address for the over-40s but I have nevertheless just added Ted Leeson to my ‘must read more of’ list.

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I’ve read so much of what he wrote, it’s with a certain awe that I finally get to hear John Gierach, the Greatest Sportswriter of All Time, speak, in this warm, teasing taster of the DVD Why Fly Fishing?

The bearded guy without the hat, he seems less gruff and forbidding than I expected. Cleaner, too.

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