SALMON FISHING: PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE. By Richard Waddington.

SALMON FISHING: PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE. By Richard Waddington.

SALAR THE SALMON. By Henry Williamson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.

SALAR THE SALMON. By Henry Williamson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.

NEW ANGLES ON SALMON FISHING. By Captain Philip P.M. Green RN ret'd.

1984 1st edition. Small 8vo (142 x 222mm). Pp190 + ad. B/w illustrations by Michael Loates. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

The author shares knowledge gained over more than half a century in which time he caught more than a thousand salmon. This book was mostly written whilst sat in a fishing hut on the banks of the Aberdeenshire Dee. Chapters include: Experience - the inherent pitfall; The salmon's life cycle; The mysteries of migration; Salmon and vision; Other senses and the brain; Salmon and temperature; Salmon and oxygen; A.H.E. Wood of Glassel; Mr Wood's methods modified; The lore; Dubious theories explored; Canadian interlude; Difficulties with dialect; The right fly; The taking fish; The reasonable fly; Hooking; Strategy; Luck; Ghillies; Fly-rod odyssey; Tactics; The hydrodynamics of playing fish on the fly; A difficult Dee fish; The strange behaviour of tackle makers and others; Grilse and kelts; Improving a fishery; Spinning; Prawning and worming; The end of the season.
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Book Code
47526
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Author Green (Philip). (b. 1909).
Book Code 47526
ISBN 0047990201 / 0047990201
Book Description Very good in dust-wrapper with slight wrinkles to rear.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1984
Publisher George Allen and Unwin.
Place London.