PERCH: CONTEMPORARY DAYS AND WAYS. By John Bailey & Roger Miller.

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PERCH: CONTEMPORARY DAYS AND WAYS. By John Bailey & Roger Miller.
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Author Bailey (John) & Miller (Roger).
Book Code 12232
ISBN 1852231211
Book Description Fine in price-clipped dust-wrapper.

1989 1st edition. Large 8vo (170 x 240mm). Pp160. Colour and b/w photographs, line drawings by Chris Turnbull. Black boards, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1989
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.
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Long out of print and now scarce and collectable, this was the first major study of the perch. Contains a history of the Aeromonas outbreak which devastated perch stocks in the 1970s. "A chapter is devoted to each fishery and there are sections on the use of fish recorders and choice of rigs and tackle." Chapters include:- Far away and long ago; The perch disease; The motivation for the project ahead; Small waters; The farm pond; The sand-pit; Greenmire Pool; The reservoir; Fish recorders on large reservoirs; The police diver's pit; River perching; Larger pits; A perch fisher's weekend; Rigs and tackles; Conclusions of events. An appendix by Steve Burke gives information about The Perchfishers.

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