THE TROUT AND SALMON HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO THE WILD FISH. By Robin Ade.  With illustrations by the author.

THE TROUT AND SALMON HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO THE WILD FISH. By Robin Ade. With illustrations by the author.

THE GAME FISHING YEAR. By Charles Bingham.

THE GAME FISHING YEAR. By Charles Bingham.


1994 1st edition. 4to (194 x 252mm). Pp158. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations. Black boards, spine titled in gilt.

"...John Bailey has provided a straightforward, instructional guide to all aspects of the sport for fishermen who have perhaps not tried their hand at salmon before. With a detailed account of the life cycle of the salmon, helpful advice on where to find the best fishing (both in Britain and abroad), tips on tackle, flies and lures, and practical instruction on which techniques to use in which type of water, landing an Atlantic salmon is now within the reach of any keen angler. ...To make his coverage of the subject as complete as possible, John Bailey has called in a whole team of friends and experts, each one uniquely positioned to provide help on a particular aspect for the newcomer. These guest writers come from all parts of the UK, Sweden, Denmark and Norway and make up a formidable team of over twenty-five experts." Contents include:- A view of salmon fishing; Notes on the Atlantic salmon; Understanding salmon; Salmon lies and pools; Other salmon of the world; Finding salmon fishing; Tackle; Flies; Courses for the salmon angler; Playing a salmon; Casting; Salmon from Scottish spate rivers; The early fly fisher; Sandy's cold-water spinners; Trolling for salmon; Fly fishing - the light approach; Floods on Exmoor; The streams of the south-west; Salmon of the Wessex rivers; Fishing the prawn; Welsh salmon; Low-water worming; Worms on the Wye; Salmon fishing in Ireland; Dapping for salmon; Norwegian salmon; Salmon in Labrador; Discovery of the Kola; Salmon fishing's heroes; Returning fish; Damage; Salmon and women; Glengarry salmon traps; Heroes: the fishing Dane; Heroes: MacAskill of Invergarry; Surviving on the catch; Gillies; A little diversification; This sporting life; Salmon and social history; Lines on the water; Angling and art.
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Author Bailey (John).
Book Code 1000
ISBN 1852237902 / 1852237902.
Book Description Fine in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1994
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.