Excellent Press. Ludlow, Shropshire. 1999 1st edition. Large 8vo (174 x 252mm). Ppx,150. Colour photographs, bibliography. "This is an authoritative book of the greatest value to all grayling fishermen". Chapters include: Grayling: A personal view; The facts of life [habitat, distribution, lifecycle]; Food [caddis, shrimps, midges, terrestrials, reed smuts, stoneflies, ephemeroptera]; Fly fishing methods [dry fly fishing, the Klinkhamer special, fishing the caddis hatches, fancy dry flies, dry fly presentation]; Subsurface fly fishing [bug fishing, the leadhead nymph, fishing the caseless caddis, Polish and Czech short nymphing, traditional nymphing, wet flies and spiders, minor tactics]; Recommended grayling flies. Appendix A: A list of grayling rivers in Britain. Appendix B: Grayling growth rates. This first edition was limited to 1250 signed and numbered hardback copies.
Edition limited to 1250 signed and numbered copies. Signed and numbered by the author.
Good condition with dust cover