TROUT ETCETERA. By Brian Clarke. Illustrations by Michael J. Loates.

TROUT ETCETERA. By Brian Clarke. Illustrations by Michael J. Loates.

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Author Clarke (Brian).
Book Code 37616
ISBN 071364558X
Book Description Good-plus in used / spine-faded dust-wrapper.

1996 1st edition. 8vo (141 x 223mm). Pp224. Line illustrations by Michael J. Loates. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1996
Publisher A & C Black.
Place London.
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A very readable collection of Brian Clarke's writings on trout and trout fishing. This cross-section of the author's career is rounded out with several pieces appearing here for the first time. Chapters include: First cast; A rainbow tries to spawn; Three deadly dressings; Attention to detail; The mayfly; Trees and trout; The dry fly on stillwater; Falling in; The reel-smoker; Hugh Falkus; How to make fish frenzy; An awesome experience; Trout feeding behaviour; The breakthrough; Finding trout on lakes; A fly fishing club; A rude awakening; Where trout lie in rivers; Lost fish; Fishing for tigers; Light and the trout; A glass-case trout; Advances in fly-tying; The wrong time; A pike and a trout; Casting to trout on rivers; Fishing at night; Whales and trout; Trout from a cake box; The red float incident; Richard Walker; Planning the trout season ahead; Interpreting riseforms; Trout in the green-hazed tunnel; How to tell good flies from bad; Common bonds; Casting off the edge of the world; A corker; The importance of public opinion; Tackle by post; A tucked-away eddy; Last cast.