FLYFISHING THE WELSH BORDERLANDS: A REVIEW OF FLYFISHING AND FLIES FOR WILD TROUT AND GRAYLING... By Roger Smith.

FLYFISHING THE WELSH BORDERLANDS: A REVIEW OF FLYFISHING AND FLIES FOR WILD TROUT AND GRAYLING... By Roger Smith.
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Author Smith (Roger).
Book Code 26229
ISBN 9781905396184
Book Description Mint in slipcase. De luxe edition limited to only 30 copies.

2011 1st edition. De luxe issue. Pp342 +1pp ad. Colour plates of flies. Full red-brown goatskin with mounted fly set into hand-marbled end-papers.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2011
Publisher Coch-y-Bonddu Books.
Place Machynlleth, Powys.
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Everything you could wish to know about the rivers of the Welsh Borderlands - Dee, Severn, Wye and Usk - and their many delightful brooks and streams: The ecology of the rivers; their history and the books that have been written about them; famous anglers of the Borderlands; their fly patterns and techniques. Walter Gallichan, the Reverend Powell, Canon Eagles; all tell their stories, as do some of the most successful of today's Borderlands anglers. Includes over 230 local trout and grayling fly patterns specially tied and photographed for this book, together with selected excerpts from the best writings about the area, a definitive bibliography, and an up to date comprehensive catalogue of where to fish today, together with contact names, telephone numbers and websites. Roger Smith has done a great servicefor all the many anglers who know and love the region, and especially for those who have yet to discover its secrets. "It is a masterpiece - informative, intriguing and entertaining - and I loved it." (Sandy Leventon, Trout & Salmon Magazine). De luxe edition includes an actual mounted 'Dogsbody' trout fly tied by Jean Williams of Sweet's Tackle Shop in Usk.

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