A River Runs Through It Setting & Symbolism

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Fly Fishingappears in A River Runs Through It

Fly fishing is a type of fishing in which the fisherman tricks the fish into believing the hook is a living fly. The hooks are often decorated in such a way to appear to the fish as a fly when this technique is used.

Bunyon Bug No. 2 Yellow Stone Flyappears in A River Runs Through It

The Bunyan Bug No. 2 Yellow Stone Fly is a large fly Norman has that was tied for him to look like a large stone fly. This is the fly that Norman uses the last time he fishes with his brother with which he finds some measure of success.

Love Tattooappears in A River Runs Through It

When Paul and Norman go fishing with Neal and Old Rawhide, they find them sleeping naked in the sun. Old Rawhide has a tattoo on her bottom that...

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