An illustrated manual for freshwater, game, saltwater and fly fishing
THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FISHING An illustrated manual for freshwater, game, saltwater and fly fishing Martin Ford with Tony Miles and Peter Gathercole LORENZ BOOKS Angling is one of the most popular sports around the world, giving thousands of hours of pleasure to fishermen and women of all ages and levels. Here is extensive expert advice on the best fishing techniques and locations, and how to select rods, reels, lines, flies and plugs as well as clothes and accessories for all situations. The various skills involved in freshwater, saltwater and game fishing are covered in detail, with diagrams and explanations of different techniques. The book includes an in-depth visual guide to the major species the angler is likely to encounter, with advice on recognition, size potential and feeding habits, together with professional tips of the trade on how to catch each type. Martin Ford has been a keen fly fisher since casting a line to a trout on a Yorkshire stream as a child, and contributes regularly to Salmon and Trout magazine. Tony Miles specialized in coarse fishing and wrote regularly for Coarse Fisherman magazine and wrote several books. Peter Gathercole is a leading fly dresser, game fishing author and natural history photographer. BC6636aiFishing.indd 1 07/03/2019 15:47
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