[THE INTRODUCTION TO KELSON'S

[THE INTRODUCTION TO KELSON'S "THE SALMON FLY" BY JOHN BUCKLAND].

TIGHT LINES! THE ACCUMULATED LORE OF A LIFETIME'S ANGLING. Chapman Pincher.

TIGHT LINES! THE ACCUMULATED LORE OF A LIFETIME'S ANGLING. Chapman Pincher.

ATLANTIC SALMON FISHING. By Charles Phair.

(1937) 1993 new edition. 4to (195 x 272mm). Ppxvii,193. Colour plates by Ogden Pleissner, b/w plates, illustrations, maps, all edges gilt. Circular vignette painting to gilt-decorated, black bonded-leather binding.

"Originally published by The Derrydale Press in 1937, Charles Phair's classic work is still considered the best book on Atlantic salmon fishing ever published. Heir to a ...fortune, Phair devoted his adult life to salmon fishing throughout the world". Chapters include: Salmon water - how to find it and obtain rights to it; Selection of guides; Tackle and rods; Flies and their uses; Casting; fishing the wet fly; Fishing the dry fly; Greased line fishing; Weather; A month's salmon fishing trip; Life history; Improving, protecting and stocking salmon rivers together with etiquette and customs - this chapter covers the history of the Restigouche as an angling water, incidentally to the main topic; Salmon fly dressings; The Atlantic salmon rivers of [North] America - Quebec, the island of Anticosti in that province (3,000 square miles, pop. 281), New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Labrador, Maine.
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1771
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Author Phair (Charles).
Book Code 1771
ISBN B001AVZZV2
Book Description Fine copy. Edition limited to 2500 copies.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1993
Publisher The Derrydale Press.
Place Lyon, Mississippi.