MY FISHING YEARS. By Fred J. Taylor.
1981 1st edition. 8vo (145 x 222mm). Pp208. B/w photographs, illustrations. Green boards, spine titled angler in terms of his authority and wide experience in all types of fishing at home and abroad and, quite as much, as a notable character loved and repected by all serious fishermen. Now he has written the book that his friends and admirers have been waiting for: the cream of his experiences over the years recorded month by month, be they on England's Test or America's Minnesota River. His insatiable zest for life as well as for angling is the implicit theme. ...'While others think of Wimbledon and Ascot my thoughts turn to carp and tench and cold nights and soft dawns.'" Chapters include; June - the longest day, the brown bug, brown bug dressing; July - the Owyhees, a lesson learned, oh those lonely nights; August - the great Ogoki, tench and tradition, stink-bait; September - leantimes, eels and ills; October - sneaky, champagne and sea trout, rudd on top; November - cruisers, grayling failure, winter plugs, West Australia, pike on a fly rod; December - a sporting Christmas Day, Jurien Bay incident; January - kid's stuff, cold comfort; February - rubbish rafts and chub, winter night roach, rain of silver; March - final fling, reading matter; April - poppers, the P.S.B., beaver carp, Doddy; May - Minnesota bonanza, Willie and Wink, the Cabin and peace, luck, the end of the road?
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|Author||Taylor (Fred James). (1919-2008).|
|ISBN||0715381059 / 0715381059.|
|Book Description||Slight use but very good in dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||David and Charles.|
|Place||Newton Abbot, Devon.|