Atlantic Salmon Chronicles
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Atlantic Salmon Chronicles

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A major American work on all aspects of Atlantic salmon fishing, natural history and conservation. The author's experiences were mainly in Canada and Norway, with excursions to Scotland, Ireland, Iceland, Finland and Russia. Despite a great emphasis on catch-and-release it includes a good chapter on salmon cookery. Chapters include: Salmo salar; Selecting fly rods, matching fly lines; All about reels; The form and style of the Atlantic salmon fly; Knots: Their construction and testing; Rigging your leader, line, and backing; Equipment, clothing, and physical conditioning; Conserving our endangered salmon; Techniques for fishing the wet fly; Fishing very small flies; Sacred rivers of the salmon; Guides: Joy and tribulation; Savoring the catch.

Published in 2000, Hardcover, Large (218 x 285mm). 457 pages, Colour photographs, illustrations, colour plates by Thomas Aquinas Daly, bibliography. Black boards bumped on corners, spine titled in gilt. Good in dust-wrapper. Signed by the author.

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