A & C Black 1st 1981
large 8vo, green boards with gold titling to spine. Very, very minor dulling to inside of d/w o/w F/VG++ 655 gms
(Order reference 15862)
"The author formulates his own theories, having looked carefully at the views of other experts and tested them by practical experiment." "Peter Lapsley has owned and managed a stillwater fishery and therefore approaches his subject as both angling enthusiast and fishery proprietor." Chapters include: In the beginning; The trout; the trout's diet; The trout's surroundings; The tools for the job; Knots; Casting; Reservoir bank fishing; Imitative fishing; Stillwater stalking; Going afloat; To drift the loch; Reservoir boat tactics; Waterside ways; First catch your trout. Appendices: Fly dressings; The stillwater fisherman's calendar.