HAIR-HACKLE TYING TECHNIQUES and FLY PATTERNS: TROUT, BASS, SALMON, STEELHEAD, SALTWATER. By Gordon Mackenzie of Redcastle. Hardback issue.

HAIR-HACKLE TYING TECHNIQUES and FLY PATTERNS: TROUT, BASS, SALMON, STEELHEAD, SALTWATER. By Gordon Mackenzie of Redcastle. Hardback issue.

LOCH LOMOND: A STUDY IN ANGLING CONDITIONS.

LOCH LOMOND: A STUDY IN ANGLING CONDITIONS.

NEW ANGLES ON SALMON FISHING. By Captain Philip P.M. Green RN ret'd. Illustrated by Michael Loates.

1984 1st edition. Small 8vo (142 x 222mm). Pp190 + ad. B/w illustrations by Michael Loates. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

The author shares knowledge gained over more than half a century in which time he caught more than a thousand salmon. This book was mostly written whilst sitting in a fishing hut on the banks of the Aberdeenshire Dee. Chapters include: Experience - the inherent pitfall; The salmon's life cycle; The mysteries of migration; Salmon and vision; Other senses and the brain; Salmon and temperature; Salmon and oxygen; A.H.E. Wood of Glassel; Mr Wood's methods modified; The lore; Dubious theories explored; Canadian interlude; Difficulties with dialect; The right fly; The taking fish; The reasonable fly; Hooking; Strategy; Luck; Ghillies; Fly-rod odyssey; Tactics; The hydrodynamics of playing fish on the fly; A difficult Dee fish; The strange behaviour of tackle makers and others; Grilse and kelts; Improving a fishery; Spinning; Prawning and worming; The end of the season.
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Book Code
8253
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Author Green (Philip). (b. 1909).
Book Code 8253
ISBN 0047990201 / 0047990201.
Book Description Dusty and used but good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1984
Publisher George Allen and Unwin.
Place London.