DRESSED TO KILL: SEVENTY SUCCESSFUL TROUT LURES. Fly dressing and  photography by Bob Carnill and research and collation by Kenneth Robson.

DRESSED TO KILL: SEVENTY SUCCESSFUL TROUT LURES. Fly dressing and photography by Bob Carnill and research and collation by Kenneth Robson.

THE FLYTIER'S COMPANION. By Mike Dawes. Drawings by Taff Price.

THE FLYTIER'S COMPANION. By Mike Dawes. Drawings by Taff Price.

IMITATIONS OF THE TROUT'S WORLD. By Bob Church and Peter Gathercole.

(1985) 1989 pbk reprint. 4to paperback (210 x 270mm). Ppvi,154. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, maps.

"This book thankfully does not follow this well-trodden path [that angling books often do], taking as it does anglers, even those with scant experience, a good way down the path to success". John Wilshaw, editor of Trout Fisherman magazine. Chapters include; fly tying instruction - tools, modern materials, personaltechniques, tying a wet fly, tying a nymph, tying a lure, tying a leaded nymph, specialist dubbing mixes, using deer hair, common mistakes in fly tying, tying a whip finish; entomology and the artificial - Corixa, Chironomids, the olives, crane fly, fly feeding trout, shrimps and golice, dragon and damsel flies, the sedges, phantom midge, leeches, Caenis, snails, mayflies, misecellaneous; recent developments - rats tails, dog andfrog nobblers, the waggy lure, tube flies, tandems and multi-hook rigs, buoyant lures, the palmers, specials from America; major stillwaters - Blagdon, Rutland Water, Grafham, Lough Mask and Lough Carra, chew Valley, Loch Watten and the Hill Lochs, Pitsford Water, Queen Mother Reservoir, Tittesworth Reservoir, Ardleigh, Draycote, Eyebrook, the gravel pit fisheries, natural trout lakes, the small fisheries. Appendices give fly tyings and a list of reservoirs.
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Book Code
887
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Author Church (Bob) and Gathercole (Peter).
Book Code 887
ISBN 1852230177 / 1852230177
Book Description Fine new copy.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 1987
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.