At the River’s Edge is a delightful read…I was sorry to see it end. — Joan Wulff, The First Lady of Fly Fishing
The best messages on fly fishing come from the heart. Jerry is a new voice in that tradition. — John Randolph, Editor and Publisher, Fly Fisherman Magazine
The warmth of these fishing stories radiates far beyond the river bank. — Charlie Meyers, Outdoor Editor, The Denver Post
“Ever wonder what it would be like to live the life of a full-time fishermen?” asks Glenn Brackett, the master bamboo rod builder with Winston Rod, in the book’s foreword. “Well, Jerry lives that life. It is a life of purpose and passion — a powerful love affair with fish and fishing. Whether he casts his line across water or upon paper, he is forever fishing.” ‘–Perry Backus of The Montana Standard
Out of the restlessness of the 60s and down a path that led to nowhere, the author found much more than one could ever imagine. This collection of stories defines the meaning of passionate pursuit. In that realm where a fly is cast into the stream of life, the reader too will find that the road less traveled can lead to a very special place.
Ever wonder what it would be like to live the life of a full-time fisherman? Well, Jerry lives that life. It is a life of purpose and passion-a powerful love affair with fish and fishing. Whether he casts his line across water or upon paper, he is forever fishing. Jerry’s works reflect this love whole-heartedly…At the river’s edge he has found the love of a woman, the loyalty of a friend, the companionship of a pet, a voice for those who have no voice, the mystical encounter, and the words to convey all this-along with much more.
About the Author
A one-time high school teacher with a solid foundation in the sciences, the author developed a keen interest of nature and conservation issues while watching the Niagara River succumb to the forces of pollution in the 50s and 60s. Over the years he has dealt with these haunting images of the past as an artist and a writer. In addition to numerous published articles, Jerry wrote and illustrated a weekly nature column in The Montana Standard, and co-authored Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead: An Advanced Look at an Emerging Fishery with his brother Rick
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