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A GUIDE TO SALMON FLIES. By John Buckland and Arthur Oglesby. First edition.

Buckland (John) & Oglesby (Arthur).

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ISBN 10: 1852232463 / ISBN 13: 9781852232467
Published by The Crowood Press. Ramsbury, Marlborough.
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1990 1st edition. Large 8vo (172 x 242mm). Pp278. Colour plates throughout, b/w illustration. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt. Very good in slightly used, price-clipped dust-wrapper. "With almost 400 salmon flies from the major countries where salmon are found [this] is a most comprehensive source book. The dressing for each fly is given in detail with information on its use, its history or its design, with an accompanying colour photograph. .The individual styles of well-known fly tyers such as Esmond Drury, Lee Wulff and Crawford Little are detailed as well as inventions from successful amateur fishermen." Contents include: Historic and classic flies; Local styles; The development of patterns and styles; North America and hairwings; Tubes and waddingtons; Dibbling, wake flies, droppers and loch flies; Dry flies; Grubs, shrimps and prawns; Scandinavia and Iceland; Spain and France; Extra attraction; Personal styles; Nymphs and other beasts. The foreword is by Sandy Leventon. . Bookseller Inventory # 10741

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Title: A GUIDE TO SALMON FLIES. By John Buckland ...

Publisher: The Crowood Press. Ramsbury, Marlborough.

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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This comprehensive sourcebook catalogs a vast amout of fishing flies, detailing the dressing for each one and providing information on its use, its history, and its design, with a colorful array of accompanying photographs. 

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John Buckland has been a salmon fisherman and fly tyer since childhood.  A journalist by profession, he contributes regularly to the angling press and was deputy editor of Shooting Times for many years. Arthur Oglesby's previous book was Flyfishing.

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