On a good evening in June I can hear the frogs booming and croaking the instant I shut down the car in the parking lot a hundred yards from the pond in the middle of town. . . . By the time I've reached the end of the path, I've shut out the sounds of cars a hundred yards away on Main Street. For the next hour, the world will shrink to this little piece of water. What could be better than to work in a business that relates so closely to one's hobby? Art Scheck works in the fishing business as an author and magazine editor. In this collection, he confesses how he became disenchanted with fishing when he began working long hours in the business, and how his humor and his love of time spent alone fishing whatever water was nearby brought back his appreciation of the simple joys of fishing for fun.