THE WORLD'S BEST TROUT FLIES. Edited by John Roberts. Colour illustrations  by Aideen Canning.

THE WORLD'S BEST TROUT FLIES. Edited by John Roberts. Colour illustrations by Aideen Canning.

FLY-FISHER'S PIE. By Joscelyn Lane, O.B.E., M.C.

FLY-FISHER'S PIE. By Joscelyn Lane, O.B.E., M.C.

BORDER RIVER ANGLING. By William H. Lawrie.

(1939) 1959 2nd edition reprint. Small 8vo (126 x 190mm). Ppviii,204. B/w photograph plates, illustrations. Light blue boards, spine titled in dark blue.

W.H. Lawrie takes a look at river trout flyfishing for trout in the Scottish borders, with a good section on river flies, natural and artificial. Includes the Rivers Tweed, Ettrick, Yarrow, Manor, Teviot, Gala and others. "His use of a dropper nymph in conjunction with a dry fly and a special night-fly hook and dry-fly dressings are original." (Robb). The 1946 edition is printed on thinner paper, and is appreciably slimmer than the first, or subsequent, editions. Chapters include:- Nymphing and wet-fly angling; Dry-fly fishing; Worm fishing and natural lures; Minnow fishing; Night angling; Application; A brief life-history of river flies and sundry piscatorial notes; "Olla Podrida"; Two excursions on Tweed - spring and summer.
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Book Code
5056
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Author Lawrie (William Hastie). (1911-1974).
Book Code 5056
ISBN B001AW1M5O
Book Description Slight spotting to edges but very good in tape-stained dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1959
Publisher Oliver and Boyd.
Place Edinburgh.