THE ART OF CHALK STREAM FISHING. By C.F. Walker.
1968 1st edition. 8vo (145 x 222mm). Ppvii,192. B/w photographs. Dark blue cloth, produced a considerable volume of literature, to which Commander Walker has himself contributed, it is now many years since a comprehensive work on the subject has appeared. [This book] is a most valuable manual of instruction with its emphasis throughout on the means rather than the end". . . Chapters include: Art or craft?; A season on the chalk stream; The mayfly interlude; Strategy; Identification of flies; Casting; Dry-fly fishing; Nymph fishing; Striking; Playing and landing; The evening rise; Carrier fishing; Grayling; The food of the chalk stream; On fly-tying; Standard patterns for the chalk stream; Some useful dressings; On limits; Tactical and ethical; Bibliographical.
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|Author||Walker (Charles Frederick). (1902-1985).|
|ISBN||0257160485 / 0257160485.|
|Book Description||Inside of dust-wrapper stained otherwise a fine copy in dust-wrapper (actually new and unread despite being almost 50 years old!).|