Sports Books

Harris, Brian: The Art of Flyfishing (15871)

Ward Lock 1st 1980
4to, blue boards with gold titling to spine, tape stains to pastedowns + to inside d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 815 gms
(Order reference 15871)

A nice introduction to British flyfishing on river and loch - salmon, seatrout, trout, grayling and coarse fish. Chapters include: Part One - Brown and rainbow trout: Physical and behavioural differences; Still waters, natural and artificial; Tackle and accessories for still water; Going fishing: the season on still water; Brown and rainbow trout in rivers; Going fishing: typical experiences on rivers. Part Two - Seatrout and salmon: Seatrout; Salmon; Going fishing: the salmon season. Part Three - Grayling: Physical and behavioural characteristics; Dry fly and nymph fishing for grayling. Part Four - Coarse fish on the fly: Chub, dace and rudd; Pike and perch. Part Five - The do-it-yourself flyfisher: Tackle; Fly patterns. There is also an appendix on knots and a useful glossary. A good book for the beginner.