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Bill Barich

Bill Barich’s ten books include Laughing in the Hills, A Pint of Plain, and Crazy for Rivers. He has written about fly fishing for The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, and other publications. 


American Summer

Although the writer did not share his father's passion for largemouth bass and jitterbugs, he grew to understand his obsession with fishing


A Winter's Tale

Enraptured by steelhead as a young man, a writer reflects on his Russian River days.


Basket of Memories

The sentimental value of my creel was worth far more than the $22 I sold it for


The Ways of the River Dodder

Searching for a trophy in an urban gem that flows through Dublin, the author discovers the differences between passion and obsession