A quintessential collection of fishing essays still hooks the heart

Thomas McGuane’s The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing, which is being reissued this month, is not a new book; most of it, aside from seven new essays, was first published in 1999. But twenty years is twenty years, which means thousands of otherwise literate anglers might conceivably be unaware of this masterpiece of fishing literature, might now be struggling to express streamside notions and sensations that McGuane articulated better than anyone since Roderick Haig-Brown.

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