Fishing with My Old Guy

Fishing with My Old Guy

By Paul Quarrington

Greystone Books, Paperback, 9781550545647, 166pp.

Publication Date: April 2003


In the fall of 1994, Gord Deval set out in search of the world’s biggest speckled trout. With a particular spot in mind and an intrepid fishing party of three fellow anglers including the author, he embarks on a quest for this elusive trophy. Along the way, the mysteries of piscatorial pleasure and a particular love of nature are revealed.

About the Author
Paul Quarrington is the author of eight novels. He is also a musician, an award-winning screen-writer, a filmmaker, a playwright and an acclaimed non-fiction writer. He won the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction for "Whale" "Music" and the Stephen Leacock Medal for "King Leary". "Storm Chasers" was named one of the Top 100 Books of the Year by "The Globe and Mail", one of the Best Five Canadian Fiction Titles of 2004 by "Quill & Quire", and was shortlisted for the 2004 Giller Prize.