The Classic Guide to Fly Fishing

The Classic Guide to Fly Fishing

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The nineteenth-century American writer Theodore Gordon wrote 'it is impossible to grow weary of a sport that is never the same on any two days of the year'. It is this enthusiasm for the sport that H. Cholmondeley-Pennell, one of Britain's most famous nineteenth-century naturalists, conveys in this comprehensive guide to fly fishing, one of its very first 'manuals'. From deciding upon the most suitable gear to tips on may-fly and bait fishing, Cholmondeley-Pennell gives practical advice to inspire both the experienced angler and the occasional hobbyist. H. Cholmondeley-Pennell was a renowned British naturalist of the nineteenth century. An editor and occasional contributor to Punch, he was known for publishing widely upon both coarse and fly fishing.If the rivers that are frequented by these fish were closed from October 1 to December 15, and angling only allowed after the ... To cast a long line, a rod requires great lifting power, and my rod possesses this quality to a great extent, although, anbsp;...

Title:The Classic Guide to Fly Fishing
Author:H. Cholmondeley-Pennell
Publisher:Amberley Publishing Limited - 2015-06-08


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