FISHING FLIES: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE CRAFT OF FLY TYING. By Martin Ford.

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THE BIRDS OF LONDON. By Andrew Self.

THE BIRDS OF LONDON. By Andrew Self.

1,001 PEARLS OF FISHING WISDOM: ADVICE AND INSPIRATION FOR SEA, LAKE, AND STREAM. Edited and introduced by Nick Lyons.

2013 1st edition. Square 16mo (127 x 147mm). Ppx,390. Colour photographs, bibliography, orange end-papers. Laminated boards.

"For those who enjoy fishing as an occasional pastime as well as those who revel in the philosophies of one's relationship with the water, rod, and reel, this book of quotable fishermen is the ultimate repository of fishing wisdom. From proverbs to professional tips to general words of insight, this collection of quotes is the go-to guide for anyone who loves some aspect of the wonderful world of fishing. ...Nick Lyons introduces each chapter with musings on topics ranging from the origins of fishing and techniques and strategies to why we fish and the elusive 'big fish.' Featuring anglers and writers like Lord Byron, Ernest Hemingway, Ed Zern, Ted Hughes, Cervantes, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Lefty Kreh, Norman Maclean, and hundreds of others, 1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom truly captures the unique essence of the fine sport of fishing". Chapters include:- Fish and the world they inhabit; Some hints about why we fish; A few words about equipment; Techniques and strategies; Ways to do it; When and where we fish; Especially for fly fishers; Big fish; Addiction, compulsion; The lighter side; Some anglers; A little about guides, tournaments, and professional matters; Some maxims, theories, and philosophical comments; The fishing in print, the wisdom of years; More than to fish. The book ends with a 30 page bibliography followed by an alphabetical list of authors and anglers quoted in the text.
£2.50
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Book Code
46507
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Author Lyons (Nick), Editor.
Book Code 46507
ISBN 1620871750 / 9781620871751
Book Description An unread copy but slightly bumped and shelf-worn.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2013
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing.
Place New York.