ALL THE BEST: CELEBRATING LEFTY KREH
Author: Flip Pallot, with contributions from the Fly-Fishing Community
Publisher: Collector's Covey, May 2008
"All the Best" is how Lefty signs his letters to friends. Here is a lovely collection of all the best stories about one of the finest men in American sporting history. Beautiful coffee-table book chronicles the life of Lefty, from his early days when his family struggled through the Great Depression, to today. A happy book, written with love & profound gratitude. Color photos, many by Lefty himself; 10x12 inches, 214 pgs.
Lefty Kreh, the undisputed father of modern American Fly fishing, has taught several generations of anglers how to love the sport. Readers who enjoy a good fishing story will be delighted to find that his life has been an adventure from the start, even without the usual fish tales. He has fought in historic battles, traveled the globe, and dined with presidents. A strain of anthrax is named after him, and one of his fly designs has been commemorated on a U.S. postage stamp. A renowned outdoor writer and photographer, he is alos a beloved husband and father.
In All the Best, another fly-fishing luminary, Flip Pallot, writes with admiration about the amazing Lefty Kreh. Pallot chronicles Lefty's life from the early days in Frederick, Maryland, when his family struggled through the Great Depression, to his years in Miami as the director of the world's most prestigious big-game fishing tournament, followed by his long career as an outdoor writer for the Baltimore Sun and a contributing editor for countless fly-fishing magazines.
A special section of color photographs, many taken by Lefty himself, presents some of his favorite fishing destinations around the world, along with his commentary about the people and places featured.
All the Best is how Lefty signs his letters to friends. This is a collection of all the best stories about one of the finest men in American sporting history.
Captures a conversation between Flip Pallot and Lefty Kreh about their lives and the evolution of the sport they love, fly fishing. Pour yourself a scotch, sit back, and read as the Grand Master of Fly Fishing reflects on a lifetime of adventure.