LETTERS TO A SALMON FISHER'S SONS. By A.H. Chaytor. With diagrams and illustrations. Introduction by Hugh Falkus.

LETTERS TO A SALMON FISHER'S SONS. By A.H. Chaytor. With diagrams and illustrations. Introduction by Hugh Falkus.
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Author Chaytor (Alfred Henry). (1869-1931).
Book Code 29874
ISBN B001AVUZWG
Book Description A fine second-hand copy in slipcase.

(1910) 1992 new edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Ppxx,316. B/w photograph plates, line drawings. Quarter bound in red bonded leather over red cloth, gilt FFCL motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1992
Publisher The Flyfisher's Classic Library.
Place Bovey Tracey.
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A.H. Chaytor published his Letters to a Salmon Fisher's Sons in 1910. Other than Scrope, there have been few books on salmon fishing which deserve the name of "classic." Chaytor's book is one of those rare exceptions. It is a unique distillation of wisdom and experience, covering every aspect of salmon fishing. It is charmingly written in the form of letters to the author's two sons, showing the love, enthusiasm, acute observations and knowledge of a great salmon fisherman. Its advice is as relevant today as it was on the day of its first publication: Chaytor led the way to modern ideas, with a special influence on fly-dressing. Hugh Falkus writes in his Introduction: "When it comes to the practical 'what to do?' approach to salmon fishing, Chaytor offers some of the best advice ever written. On the subject of where and when to expect salmon he is particularly good - voicing, as usual, an original thought. If fate could give me the chance of spending a day with any salmon fisher of the past, I think I would chose Chaytor." Taken from the third edition of 1925 and charmingly written, its advice is as relevant now as when it was written.

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