1991 1st edition. Small 4to (172 x 242mm). Pp192. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, colour plates of flies. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.
Waddington's innovative ideas based on sixty years experience of salmon fishing. Chapters include: The salmon's story - the early months; Journey to the sea; The salmon runs; Return to the river - the fast begins; What can the fish see?; Is colour important?; The right rods for modern fishing; The spring-run salmon; Fly and bait in cold water; Presenting the fly; The change-over days; The greased-line and small fly; The thinking fisherman and the small fly; A new way with the small fly; Bait fishing in warm water; Worm fishing; Fishing the prawn; Special situations; Difficult situations; Advanced techniques and common errors; Autumn fishing.