FLYFISHING IN IRELAND. By Peter O'Reilly.

FLYFISHING IN IRELAND. By Peter O'Reilly.

BOB CHURCH'S GUIDE TO TROUT FLIES. By Bob Church.

BOB CHURCH'S GUIDE TO TROUT FLIES. By Bob Church.

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

(1985) 1987 paperback edition. 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, personal techniques, 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, Daphnia, the olives, crane fly, fly feeding trout, shrimps and hoglice, dragon and damsel flies, the sedges, phantom midge, leeches, Caenis, snail, mayfly, misecellaneous; Recent developments - rats tails, dog and frog nobblers, the waggy lure, tube flies, tandems and multi-hook rigs, buoyant lures, the palmers, specials from America; Major stillwaters - Blagdon reservoir, Rutland Water, Grafham Water, Lough Mask and Lough Carra, Chew Valley lake, Loch Watten and the Hill Lochs, Pitsford Water, Queen Mother reservoir, Tittesworth reservoir, Ardleigh reservoir, Draycote reservoir, Eyebrook reservoir, the gravel pit fisheries, natural trout lakes, the small fisheries. Appendices give fly tyings and a list of reservoirs.
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12633
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Author Church (Bob) and Gathercole (Peter).
Book Code 12633
ISBN 1852230177 / 1852230177.
Book Description Signs of slight use else a very good copy.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 1987
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.