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Trout from a Boat

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One look at the cover showing a grinning Dennis Moss with a substantial brown trout in both hands, and you instinctively know that this is going to be ‘one of those books!’ Further investigation proves that assumption to be spot on! … Continue reading

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Fishing with Emma

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As a young angler I was brought up on a diet of books illustrated by Bernard Venables and Keith Linsell, also a few second rate others. So I was a little sceptical about reviewing ‘Fishing with Emma’. I was concerned … Continue reading

Flycasting Skills

Flycasting Skills

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If, like me, your fly casting is of dubious quality, making you look more like a lion tamer with a whip, then this book is for you! More than that, this volume is for anyone who has any pretensions of … Continue reading

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Chalk Stream Fly Fishing

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This anthology is a collection of 12 essays eloquently written by members of the Salisbury and District Angling Club. A tremendous amount of knowledge and experience is to be found in these pages, the subjects covered ranging from ecology, river … Continue reading

Flyfishing for Coarse Fish

Flyfishing for Coarse Fish

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Having caught dozens of reservoir Perch on Dog Nobblers many moons ago, I was intrigued to see what Dominic Garnett’s first book had to offer. It is a bold attempt to apply fly fishing techniques to almost all coarse fish. Not … Continue reading

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Trout in Dirty Places

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Scanning the fishing section of a good bookshop, usually you’ll turn up at least a few venue guides. All too often these are dry, bizarrely uninformative iterations. To be frank, the last time I bought one was an act of … Continue reading

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Bonefish: A Fishing Odyssey

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I think it must have been one of the American authors – John Gierach springs to mind – who once said he never even wanted to try blue-water fishing because he knew too well what the pull of those turbo-charged … Continue reading

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Smallmouth Fly Fishing

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Tim Holschlag’s latest literary offering, “Smallmouth Fly Fishing,” is a hit! Valuable observations and smallmouth fishing tips are explained in an easy to understand format in this 352-page book. I have seen the few books that have been written on … Continue reading

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Fishing Wales Guide

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If you haven’t already got a taste for fishing in Wales, this free guide, produced by Visit Wales and Environment Agency Wales, might change matters. The articles and information it contains go a long way to putting you on some … Continue reading