THE NEW ZEALAND MAYFLIES. By Martin E. Mosely, F.E.S.

THE NEW ZEALAND MAYFLIES. By Martin E. Mosely, F.E.S.

JOHN GODDARD'S WATERSIDE GUIDE: An angler's pocket reference to the  insects of rivers and lakes; how to identify them and choose the matching  artificial. By John Goddard.

JOHN GODDARD'S WATERSIDE GUIDE: An angler's pocket reference to the insects of rivers and lakes; how to identify them and choose the matching artificial. By John Goddard.

STUDIES OF AN ANGLER. By Wing Commander L.J. Wackett D.F.C., A.F.C., B.Sc.

1950 1st edition. 8vo (142 x 220mm). Ppxii,235. Colour plates of flies, b/w plates. Brown cloth, dark green titles and trout motif to upper board, green titles to spine.

Reminiscences and experiments in angling. Chapters on angling books, on the effect of barometric pressure on trout, and on casting plastic bodies for artificial flies, and on many other aspects of flyfishing and aquatic entomology. Chapters include: On angling books; Oh, to be an angler! So when and where do we fish?; Trout - their living requirements and sensory reactions; The effect of temperature and pressure on trout; The practical aspects of the reactions of trout to meteorological factors; Insects which the trout will take; Observations on the technique of fly tying, and the selection of flies for imitation; Some notes on the plastic moulding process for making artificial flies; Tactics on the river; Various methods of angling; Comments on fishing tackle; Some of the difficulties to be appreciated; Reminiscences; A fishing fable. The story of Dinkum and Brownie. My favourite haunt.
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Book Code
4268
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Author Wackett (Sir Lawrence James.). (1896-1982).
Book Code 4268
ISBN B0006ASVPK
Book Description Cloth darkened as usual but very good in very slightly torn dust-wrapper. .
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1950
Publisher Privately published by the author.
Place Melbourne, Australia.