Launched to great acclaim at the 2016 B.F.F.I. A guide to understanding the trout's environment, ecology and feeding habits. Learn how to spot good feeding lies on rivers and lakes and understand what makes them. Recognise the life stages of the insects that trout feed on and how they can affect trout feeding behaviour. Step-by step guides to tying tried and tested flies that match the hatch. The author, Philip White, was head keeper on the Haddon Estate beats of the Derbyshire Wye and River Lathkill and he, together with his wife Mary, founded the famous Lathkill Tackle. He now lives on the banks of Lough Corrib. Chapters include: Understanding the quarry; Feeding depth and rise forms; Understanding your water and its topography; Understanding the larder; On buying and tying flies; Shrimps, snails, hog lice, corixa and similar bugs; Damsel flies; Upwinged flies; Sedges or caddis flies; Stoneflies and needle flies; Buzzers or chironomids; Terrestrials; Fish, frogs, crayfish and small mammals.