ATLANTIC SALMON FISHING. By Charles Phair.

ATLANTIC SALMON FISHING. By Charles Phair.

THE FISHING TOURIST: ANGLER'S GUIDE AND REFERENCE BOOK. By Charles  Hallock. And, THE SALMON AND THE DRY FLY. By George La Branche. Double  Volume.

THE FISHING TOURIST: ANGLER'S GUIDE AND REFERENCE BOOK. By Charles Hallock. And, THE SALMON AND THE DRY FLY. By George La Branche. Double Volume.

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

1997 1st edition. Large 8vo (159 x 229mm). Pp240. Colour photographs, bibliography. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

This book "encompasses the accumulated lore of a long fishing life vigorously enjoyed on fast northern rivers and placid southern streams. ...While offering some novel ideas about how to think like a fish, this book explains how and why the angler should concentrate his mind on ...what is going on under the water as well as at the surface". A discursive book with much practical advice. Trout, sea trout and salmon. Chapters include: The quarry; The quarry's environment; Quirks and balances; The surface film; The challenge; Thinking like a trout; The food of the trout; The feeding process; Pellets galore; Surface fishing; 'Striking' and other actions; Lords of the flies; Fishing the sunk fly; Playing a trout; Thinking like a grayling; Sea-runners; Thinking like a salmon; Why does a salmon take?: The breeding imperative; Fishing the salmon fly; Baiting for salmon; Playing a salmon; Coarser fish; The weather factor; The luck factor; Companions by the river; Wardens of the streams; Enemies of the streams; Too much technology?; The right temperament; Selected bibliography.
£9.95
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Book Code
1826
More Information
Author Pincher (Henry Chapman). (1914-2014).
Book Code 1826
ISBN 0709061455 / 0709061455
Book Description Fine in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1997
Publisher Robert Hale.
Place London.