THE BOOK OF ARCHERY. By George Agar Hansard.

THE BOOK OF ARCHERY. By George Agar Hansard. "Gwent Bowman". Legends of The Longbow Library.

FLY PATTERNS FOR THE RIVERS AND LAKES OF WALES. By Moc Morgan.

FLY PATTERNS FOR THE RIVERS AND LAKES OF WALES. By Moc Morgan.

TACTICAL FLY FISHING: FOR TROUT AND SEA TROUT ON RIVER AND STREAM. By Pat O'Reilly.

1990 1st edition. Large 8vo (170 x 242mm). Pp269 + 3pp ads. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt.

The author "details his unique approach to fly fishing on a variety of waters throughout the season. The emphasis is ...on the fly fisher's behaviour from the trout's point of view." Trout behaviour in rivers, entomology, trout food, tackle, casting, fly tying and some material on the maintenance of river banks. Contents include:- Part 1 - For beginners to river fly fishing: Trout and trout streams; Insects and other food of river trout; Tackling up; The gentle art of casting; Fly-fishing techniques for river and stream. Part 2 - Spring tactics: Spring trouting on lowland rough streams; Late spring on hill and mountain streams; Spring tactics for spate river trout; Early days on a chalk stream; The early runners. Part 3 - Summer tactics: High season on a rough stream; Small stream nymph fishing by night and by day; The 'Dog Days' on a chalk stream; Things that go bump in the night; Fresh tactics for 'Halfling' sea trout. Part 4 - Autumn tactics: September on a rough stream; Autumn miscellany on a chalk stream; Indian summer wine; Sea trout in coloured water. Part 5 - Winter activities: Winter work on the river. The end of the book contains an appendix on trout and sea trout flies.
£30.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
2208
More Information
Author O'Reilly (Pat).
Book Code 2208
ISBN 1852232943 / 1852232943
Book Description Very good in slightly rubbed dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1990
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.