1990 1st edition. 4to (219 x 286mm). Pp176. Colour and b/w photographs, colour illustrations by Ed Sutton, bibliography, decorative end-papers. White cloth, spine titled in gilt.
Gary Anderson combines years of tradition and lore with science and experience to tell you what the salmon sees when you present your fly, why he prefers certain different flies at different times, depending on the time of year, location and the all important weather conditions. Chapters include: Through Salar's eyes; Why Salar takes the fly; Scale tales; Catching a trophy; Salmon tackle; Salmon fly facts; Knowing a river; Wading the waters; Canoe fishing; A theory of salmon enticement; Trapped beneath a waterfall; The Jupiter; George River madness; Cascapedia morning; Salmon in the snow; The changing scene.