Profound River by John Gubbins

A fisherman.

A wild boar hunter.

A Catholic nun.

Did a nun really invent the first flies for fly-fishing?


Dame Juliana Berners was a remarkable woman: devout catholic nun and the credited inventor of fly-fishing. From boar-hunting on horseback with nothing but a spear to facing off with greedy priests determined to further impoverish her convent and family of faithful sisters, Dame Juliana’s story will surprise and inspire you.

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Title: Profound River

Author: John Gubbins

Publisher: Sweetwater (Cedar Fort)

Release Date: January 3, 2012

ISBN: 978-1599559339

Size: 256 pages, 6×9, paperback

Genre: Historical; fictionalized account of a true story.