MODERN TECHNIQUES OF STILL WATER FLY-FISHING. By Geoffrey Bucknall.

MODERN TECHNIQUES OF STILL WATER FLY-FISHING. By Geoffrey Bucknall.

DICK WALKER'S TROUT FISHING. By Richard Walker.

DICK WALKER'S TROUT FISHING. By Richard Walker.

DICK WALKER'S TROUT FISHING. By Richard Walker.

1982 1st edition. 8vo (139 x 222mm). Pp180. B/w photograph plates. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

A good collection of 48 of Dick Walker's trout fishing articles, here collected together in book form for the first time. Part One, The ways of the trout: The mind of the trout; The trout's window; Key colours for selective trout; Rise-forms in still waters; Runaway raindbows; Not-so-simple stockies. Part Two, In general: Reservoirs, the more the merrier; Are you catching your share of fish?; Big trout or just trout?; Why we get smash-takes; Learn to cast a long line and to dress your own flies. Part Three, Tackle. Part Four, Tactics: Hand or reel?; More ways than one with non-risers; Feel for trout and catch more; How to dodge those out of order rainbows; Small stream tactics; May on the reservervoirs; When it pays not to drift; Dry fly and the upstream mend; How many flies make a cast?; Enigmas of the lure. Part Five, Flies; Trout flies the easy way; There's imitation and adulteration; The cult of the dry fly; No more exact imitation; In search of the ideal hackle; A place in the fly box; Picking the Chinaman; The dry fly on still waters; The truth about mayfly nymphs; Make your mark with a mayfly; The paradox of the fish imitating nymph; The Ghost Swift Moth; The weighted nymph.
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Book Code
10198
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Author Walker (Richard Stuart). (1918-1985)
Book Code 10198
ISBN 0715382551 / 0715382551.
Book Description Minor faults. Very good in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1982
Publisher David and Charles.
Place Newton Abbot, Devon.