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Creel: North Umpqua River Edition Bob Wethern Author

It's the rare river that has a storied past such as the North Umpqua's. In The Creel: North Umpqua Edition many voices share what it is about this magical river that makes it so compelling and unforgettable. The North Umpqua captures the hearts of all who spend time there; locals and sojourners alike. Some names are familiar—Zane Grey, Jack Hemingway, Jane Wyatt—and some aren't, but all helped to create the wonderful traditions and lore that The Creel uniquely honoryatt—and some aren't, but all helped to create the wonderful traditions and lore that The Creel uniquely honors. Historical photos, documents, and writings enhance the reminiscences of today's skilled anglers and writers. You will feel as though you are sitting at the large dining-room table at Steamboat Inn, listening in on the lively conversations of North Umpqua legends such as Ray Bergman, Col. Jim Hayden, Pat Lee, Frank and Jeanne Moore. When dealing with a river as magnificent as the North Umpqua, the written word alone is not sufficient. Bringing this visually stunning river to life was brilliantly achieved by the late Dan Callaghan through his ever-present camera and unique talents as both angler and artist. The Creel: North Umpqua Editionjoins the classics by authors such as Ray Bergman, Clark Van Fleet, and Claude Krieder in continuing the North Umpqua's important and fascinating literary legacy. read more