RESERVOIR TROUT FISHING. By Geoffrey Bucknall. Illustrated by Donald Downs.
1968 1st edition. Small 8vo (138 x 204mm). Pp127. B/w illustrations by Donald Downs. Green cloth, fishing is intended for the newcomer to fly fishing on reservoirs and it is a text book of the basic steps, explained in plain, simple language. The choice of tackle, methods of casting, selection of the right fly, the way to fish, are all dealt with in a commonsense fashion. The author encourages the reader to learn from the water and to apply the lessons in practice. The purpose of the book is to instruct, but it goes beyond this and intends making the angler think for himself. By imitating the food of the trout with his flies and ways of fishing them, the reader is taken into the true spirit of fly fishing. How to fish, and how to think about fishing - that is the essence of this book". Chapters include:- How it developed; Talking of tackle; Casting; Control of the line; Lure stripping; Minnow fishing; Boat fishing and wet flies; The dry fly; Nymph fishing; A little knowledge; Rules and places; Making the flies; For various conditions; Conclusions.
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|Author||Bucknall (Martin Geoffrey). (1929-2020).|
|Book Description||Minor faults. Very good in used dust-wrapper.|