Roderick L. Haig-Brown (1908--1976) was a conservationist and well-known Canadian writer. He was born in England and found his way to British Columbia as a youth. He spent much of his life fishing rivers around the world and writing about his experiences, and in 1953 he received an honorary doctor of laws (LLD) from the University of British Columbia. He is also the author of Fisherman's Fall, Fisherman's Summer, and Fisherman's Winter. He is now deceased.
"One of the 20th century's most gifted angling writers." --The New York Times