Dead Angler And More: A Look Inside Real, Bizarre Fly-Fishing-Themed Mystery NovelsJack Dickey2/01/12 11:10amFiled to: BooksFly-fishingOdditiesDeadspinxyAfterballhang up and listenRepublishedNewstweet14EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink It's hard to find the time to read books these days, what with the fragmentation of media, the rapid decline of western economies, and the popularity of fly-fishing. One imagines everyone who enjoys fly-fishing—let's be serious, who doesn't enjoy fly-fishing?—would rather fly-fish than read. Unless: what if there were a third way, a way involving fly-fishing AND reading? Josh Levin explains, riotously, on this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast. Advertisement You can listen to the full podcast here or subscribe on iTunes.