Tag Archives: Jim Bashline

The Dream Cast: Yellow Dun

1.  James Cecilia is a “wet-fly-only angler” who lives in upstate New York. He contacted me about a mutual interest in the writings of Pennsylvania fisherman, Jim Bashline. Mr. Bashline was a fishing editor for Field & Stream, and author of … Continue reading

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Night Flyer/ Test Patterns

I was looking past the evening hatch and peering into the night. At home, I was rereading Jim Bashline’s nightfishing book, subtitled “The Final Frontier,” and preparing for darkness. Bashline’s Night Fishing for Trout is probably the most absorbing read of … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Pinney’s Ghost

“The sun was down. The light which illuminated the huge clock on the Court House steeple was turned on. From several directions came figures carrying flyrods, already strung up, with jiggling wet fly droppers dancing in cadence with each step. … Continue reading

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