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By Jerry Kustich

If cut up cane fly rods are the religious top of fly fishing, then the R.L. Winston bamboo rod store ways a magical position. A Mecca for the few who locate their method to dual Bridges, Montana, such a lot anglers basically pay attention rumors of bearded rod makers bent over benches, illuminated, one might feel, through a mystical ray of Western solar. before, the center in their discussions and the secrets and techniques in their concepts have been merely the stuff of conjecture and desires. In A Wisp within the Wind, rod maker and committed fly fisher Jerry Kustich invitations us during the rod store door and bids us welcome. We meet the craftsmen we have basically imagined, loose considering rod makers with humor, commitment, and full of life dialog, immersed within the enterprise of beveling cane strips and devoted to the proper that every people, each angler, goes to need to struggle for the way forward for each trout. As a lot a party of a lifestyles spent fishing, enriched through either the solitude and the corporate came across there, as an commentary of the teachings discovered from halcyon kingfishers and elusive bull trout, Kustich takes us steelheading in British Columbia, spring creek fishing on Poindexter Slough, and overdue iciness fishing at the Bitterroot. We commute alongside throughout the heritage of the Winston corporation - of Lew Stoner, Robert Winther and their successors. we are facing the inevitability of the passing of eras, of individuals, and wild locations with an activist's desire. We consider slowing the clock as valuable moments appear to race through, devoted family and friends slipping into our desires. And we ponder, why bamboo? what's a "bamboo form of day"? Any angler, with graphite or cane, who has chanced on peace within the simplicity of a line good solid or a second past the achieve of time, will comprehend the search and comprehend the best fact: the adventure is the objective. A Wisp within the Wind is a trip worth taking. –

Kathy Scott, writer of Moose within the Water/Bamboo at the Bench and Headwaters Fall as Snow

“Quietly yet fiercely autonomous, loose from the commercialism
that cloaks the fly fishing international like a fungus, and entire of a dozen key abilities — from a remarkably clean examine bamboo rods and fantastic bamboo rod-making to smart examining of the water — Jerry Kustich provides us a booklet that sings and sticks.”

— Nick Lyons, former writer, and writer of complete Creel and Spring Creek

“Jerry Kustich is a distinct and sincere voice in fly fishing today.
A Wisp within the Wind is the saga of ways one guy mixes the artwork of crafting fine
bamboo fly rods, a lust for fly fishing, and his own and pressing message to
preserve our North American trout. via all of it and with solid humor Kustich
comes up with a way of life that’s as as regards to residing the dream as you could get.”
— Ed Engle, writer of Splitting Cane and Fly Fishing the Tailwaters

“This e-book is set these issues worthy passing directly to one other generation:
fine bamboo rods, fresh rivers, and the braveness to reside creatively. beneath a Zen-like calm that runs via A Wisp within the Wind, it's transparent that Kustich is
willing to struggle for these issues he holds pricey. i like to recommend the ebook to anglers
concerned approximately their legacy in addition to to these excited by their inheritance.”
— Jay Nichols, handling Editor of Fly Fisherman

“More than the other recreation, fly fishing has a wealthy ore of stories
running even though it. a lot of our modern writers come shut, yet don’t
touch pay dust. there's, I recommend, an excessive amount of intellectualizing from males and
women who fish little and write a lot. Jerry Kustich, in individual and in his books, is the true factor. His phrases are solid in deep courting with water and the fish that stay there, real to the game of fly fishing and to the enjoyment that each one folks locate there. In A Wisp within the Wind, Jerry is at domestic and you'll be as well.”
— Tom Helgeson, editor and writer of Midwest Fly Fishing

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