SALMON FISHING WITH THE FLY: ALSO A FEW NOTES ON FLY FISHING FOR SEA  TROUT. By John P. Traherne.

SALMON FISHING WITH THE FLY: ALSO A FEW NOTES ON FLY FISHING FOR SEA TROUT. By John P. Traherne.

THE ATLANTIC SALMON FLY: THE TYERS AND THEIR ART. By Judith Dunham.  Photographs by John Clayton.

THE ATLANTIC SALMON FLY: THE TYERS AND THEIR ART. By Judith Dunham. Photographs by John Clayton.

RIVER ANGLING FOR SALMON AND TROUT. By John Younger. With a memoir, and list of the Tweed salmon casts.

(1840) 1995 new edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Ppxvii,222. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait with facsimile signature. Quarter-bound in dark red bonded leather over red cloth, gilt FFCL motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk marker ribbon, marbled end-papers. Dark red cloth slipcase. Edition limited to 1000 copies.

Reprinted from the third edition of 1864, which includes a memoir of the author as well as a chapter on creeper fishing and several other notes by an anonymous editor. Younger was a shoe-maker from St Boswells on Tweed. His salmon patterns pre-date those of Scrope (1843), and represent the classic old Tweed flies. Includes as a preface Arthur Ransome's biographical note on Younger taken from "Mainly About Fishing". Chapters include: Eight-page essay by Arthur Ransome, The Shoemaker of St. Boswells; Sketch of the author's, by the Editor; Remarks preliminary; Salmon flies - unkown natural causes prevent salmon taking, nature not imitated in flies, flies reduced to six distinct kinds; Miscellaneous observations on salmon flies - to vary the three first flies, size of flies of more importance than colour; Trout flies, natural and artificial; Curious phenomena relative to the 'taking' of salmon and trout; Miscellaneous observations on trouting, trout flies, tackle and rods; On the dressing of flies - salmon flies and trout flies; Casting or wheel lines; Fishing rods; Salmon angling - throwing the line, striking, working the line, not to become flustered in a run; General observations on salmon angling; Trout angling; Angling with worm for salmon; Angling with worm for trout; Angling with minnow; Angling with par-tail; Angling with roe; Creeper fishing, by the Editor; Stone-fly fishing, by the Editor; Worms and worm angling, by the Editor; Scrap - notes on water insects, biographical etc., by the Editor; Descriptive list of salmon rod casts in the Tweed, including the names of proprietors; Descriptive list of the tributaries of the Tweed for trout anglers, by the Editor.
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1295
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Author Younger (John). (1785-1860).
Book Code 1295
ISBN B001AVY2V6
Book Description Fine in slipcase.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1995
Publisher The Flyfisher's Classic Library.
Place Bovey Tracey, Devon.