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In this fascinating book, Bob Church, together with his expert contributors, Iain Barr, Mike Green, Hywel Morgan and Dave Steuart, covers the whole gamut of game fishing. Sea trout, brown and rainbow trout are discussed as well as salmon and grayling, and there is even a chapter on catching pike and zander on the fly. The authors provide practical, detailed advice, based on many years' experience and will be essential reading for all game anglers wishing to improve their knowledge of the sport and their catches.
Covers all the main species of game fish and informs the reader where they can be found Discusses in detail fishing tackle, methods and tactics Describes some of the authors' favourite flies and nymphs and how to dress them Presents information about how to fish rivers, lakes, reservoirs, estuarine waters, and sea and freshwater lochs in all seasons Discusses conservation issues Contains a separate chapter on the art of castingIncludes fascinating accounts of the capture of fish in all parts of the UK and Ireland as well as in Alaska, Iceland, Lapland and Sweden
Contributors:Iain Barr holds twenty-two international caps for the England fishing team and has taken part in World and European Championships. Mike Green started fishing over sixty years ago and enjoys sea angling, fishing for trout, sea trout and salmon and bonefish. Mike has a passion for fishing and this is clearly revealed in his contributions to this book.Hywel Morgan is a highly accomplished and dedicated game angler and caster. He won the 1987 European Casting Championships and the 1993 World Games. He captained the Welsh team that won the 2004 Home International Fly Fishing Competition.Dave Steuart is a highly successful coarse, game and sea angler but his special expertise lies in catching salmon on the rivers of southern England.