TROUT FISHERMAN'S SAGA. By Ieuan D. Owen. Decorations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, A.R.C.A.

TROUT FISHERMAN'S SAGA. By Ieuan D. Owen. Decorations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, A.R.C.A.

TIPS. By the author of

TIPS. By the author of "The Salmon Fly," Geo. M. Kelson.


(1952) 1968 3rd edition. 4to (187 x 252mm). Pp256. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth, spine titled in gilt.

The first, and still probably the best, of the great fly-tying compendiums. John Veniard drew on the resources of his previously published booklets, and his vast experience of fly-tying, to produce a work that would remain the standard for many years. It is worth noting that besides flies for salmon, trout and grayling, this book includes many patterns for coarse species; pike, perch, chub, dace, roach and rudd, as well as a section on flies for saltwater angling. Contents include; tools; hooks; silks etc; tinsels; dyeing; fly dressing materials - trout flies etc; dressing flies for trout fishing; trout fly dressing - dry flies; trout fly patterns - dry flies; trout fly dressing - wet flies; trout fly patterns - wet flies; hair wing flies; streamer flies; flies for sea fishing; flies for pike and perch; flies for grayling; flies for chub, dace, roach and rudd; fly dressing materials - salmon flies; dressing flies for salmon fishing; salmon flies - standard patterns; salmon flies - low water small summer patterns; salmon flies - Dee strip wing patterns; salmon flies - Spey patterns; salmon flies - Irish patterns; salmon flies - hair wing patterns; salmon flies - grubs and dry fly patterns - salmon flies - shrimps; five indices, one each for - fly tying and materials, trout fly patterns, lake trout and sea-trout patterns, streamer flies, salmon flies.
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Author Veniard (John).
Book Code 10388
ISBN 0713611855 / 0713611855.
Book Description Spine slightly shaken but good copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper. Signed by the author.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1968
Publisher A. and C. Black
Place London.