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Hoover The Fishing President

Portrait of the Private Man and His Life Outdoors

by Hal Elliott Wert

  • 49 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Sports - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Fishing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • Presidents,
  • Fishing - General,
  • United States,
  • 1874-1964,
  • Biography,
  • Hoover, Herbert,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8000550M
    ISBN 100811700992
    ISBN 109780811700993

      Herbert Hoover (), America’s 31st president, took office in , the year the U.S. stock market crashed, plunging the country into the Great Depression. Although his predecessors.   Historian Hal Wert discusses his biography illustrating President Hoover's favorite pastime, fishing, and his fondness of the outdoors.

    A wise and witty book written by Herbert Hoover with something for everyone. A book of meditations and commentaries about fishing, Hoover's lifelong passion. The introduction is written by Richard Norton Smith. by Herbert Hoover; Paperback; 86 pages.   Herbert Hoover, Fishing for Fun and to Wash Your Soul () This slender book is hardly essential. But it is delightful all the same, and violates the rule that a presidential memoir must be a.

    The 22nd and 24th President of the United States also published a book, Fishing and Shooting Sketches in The work displayed the Commander-in-Chief’s humor and touched on everything from how to tell a proper fish story to hunting ethics, and is worth a read if .   Favorite Herbert Hoover book: Hoover – The Fishing President – Portrait of the Private Man and His Life Outdoors by Hal Elliott Wert. Favorite Herbert Hoover story: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Donald Trump have been some of the richest Presidents we have had.


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Hoover The Fishing President by Hal Elliott Wert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hoover's challenges as President, of course, were enormous, from the catastrophe of the great Depression to his ultimate defeat to FDR. Wert weaves all of these more familiar aspects of Hoover into his story of The Fishing President. I recommend this book as a very good read/5(6).

out of 5 stars Herbert Hoover book on "Fishing for Fun and How to Wash Your Soul" Reviewed in the United States on A delightful little compilation of remarks and short stories by President Herbert Hoover on his love of fishing which was published the year before his death in /5(7). DownloadPrint Counselor to the Republic - Hoover fishing Herbert Hoover's lifelong passion for fishing is well known.

For no other President has a biographer written a page book subtitled, The Fishing President, as Hal Elliott Wert has done for Hoover. In this book, Wert describes Hoover's fishing exploits and expeditions from age 8 to age Herbert Hoover had a life-long passion for fishing.

The sport offered relief from the pressures of first business and civil service and later the presidency. He fished throughout the United States, In the last year of his life he wrote a small book about fishing/5.

In the book Mr. Wert details President Herbert Hoover’s passion for fishing. The book includes a collection of photos and an interview with now retired U.S. Senator Mark Hatfield (R-OR. Herbert Hoover.

One of the more polarizing leaders in US history, Herbert Hoover is viewed by many as the president who couldn’t stop the Great Depression. Be that as it may, he was certainly one of the better anglers among the nation’s leaders.

A devout Trout fisherman, Hoover was known as The Fishing President. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa. Herbert Hoover’s lifelong passion for fishing is well-known. For no other President has a biographer written a page book subtitled, The Fishing President, as Hal Elliott Wert has done for this book, Wert describes Hoover’s fishing exploits and expeditions from age 8 to age   It is a curious book, revealing Hoover to be both a fly-fishing elitist and a meat fisherman so dedicated that he made fish killing a political virtue.

Americans believe "they have a divine right. Hal Elliott Wert talked about his book [Hoover, The Fishing President: Portrait of the Private Man and His Life Outdoors], published by Stackpole Books. He was interviewed by the crew of the C-SPAN. Presidential Angling Chris Justice. 08 Dec wrote this in about Hoover’s book: “The best part is a few paragraphs in which he elaborated on his well-known remark, ‘Presidents.

Herbert Clark Hoover, the 31st President of the United States (–), was a mining engineer and author. As the United States Secretary of Commerce in the s under Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge, he promoted government intervention under the rubric "economic modernization"/5(53).

Chad Hoover Hendersonville, TN KBF Founder & President Chad “Knot Right” Hoover grew up hunting, fishing and exploring the backwoods and backwaters of rural Louisiana and Georgia. After finishing high school, he joined the Navy and set out in search of adventure. An intensely private and shy man, Hoover the person was largely unknown to the American public.

In this extensively researched biography devoted to the angling side of Hoover, author Hal Elliott Wert examines the often overlooked life of our thirty-first president. In a presidency plagued by the Depression, in a time when the country was poised between the agrarian society of the past and the.

Just three days after the Virginia fishing season opened Hoover hurried from the White House to his Rapidan retreat, and was attired in hoop boots in the Rapidan River fishing by in the caught some fish and the camp cook broiled them for a dinner enjoyed by guests including the White House Physician Dr.

Joel T. Boone, and Commerce secretary Robert Lamont, Attorney General. SAUGEYE - WALLEYE NEWS - HOOVER 5/29/19 - From Rich Zweifel - Div. of Wildlife - The Hoover walleye / saugeye stocking is complete.saugeye fingerlings were stocked on 5/14/ andwalleye fingerlings were stocked on 5/17/ The saugeye fingerlings averaged mm ( inches) and the walleye fingerlings averaged mm ( inches).

Hoover developed a devotion to fishing during his boyhood in Iowa, fishing for catfish or sunfish on the small Wapsinonoc River in his hometown of West Branch.

As president he liked few things better than casting for trout at his presidential retreat on the Rapidan River in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, some miles from Washington. A boyhood in Iowa --A new world in the great American west --From Stanford to the stars --A relentless pursuit of money --The great humanitarian --The restorative blessings of nature --The fisherman president --Fishing for fun and to wash your soul --It's the old horse for the long race.

Herbert Clark Hoover (Aug – Octo ) was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from to A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great to serving as president, Hoover led the Commission for Relief in Belgium, served as the director of the U.S.

Food. Herbert Hoover was a dedicated fisherman, no doubt. He even wrote a book about fishing: "Fishing for Fun -- And to Wash Your Soul." He wasn't the first fishing president nor the last, but he probably produced more fishing sayings than any other president.

Such as:. Hoover’s Fishing for Fun wonderfully celebrates the sport he loved. “As president of the Izaak Walton League, Hoover once declared: ‘Man and boy, the American is a fisherman”.

The following is a list of important scholarly resources related to Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States.hoover incident reports The following reports have been collected from Lorraine Winters, WSM to alert anglers and boaters as to the type of situations that the Rangers have been encountering.

This is shared in an effort to minimize problems and educate all as to what is occurring at Hoover.Hoover also personally expanded the park system by establishing (with $, of his own money) a rustic presidential retreat in the east.

With Albright's advice (and fishing recommendations!) Hoover settled on the Rapidan River area of Virginia—a site he would later donate as .