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By J. R. Harris

ISBN-10: 0007308183

ISBN-13: 9780007308187

When anglers from eire and England meet and talk about the several varieties of nymphs, duns and spinners, they could, with using this publication, be particularly definite accurately what it truly is they're speaking approximately. This variation is unique to

J. R. Harris is an angler and a systematic naturalist – a contented mix, and one that is on no account exact, for angler-naturalists are one of the pillars of the British ordinary history.

Anglers, of all human teams dedicated to a pastime or a recreation, are maybe the main strongly captivated with their profession and with all that belongs to it. certainly, the truth that wearing fish feed basically upon bugs and will be stuck by means of units which simulate those bugs, has been the root for a systematic literature and an both remarkable show of invention in fly-tying.

Nevertheless, whereas anglers have regularly been attracted to the clinical foundation of simulation of the bugs as lures for fish, not one of the many books on angling which have been released have ever dealt satisfactorily with the angler’s entomology in all its elements. during this booklet, for the 1st time, quite enough illustrations – either in color, by way of T. O. Ruttledge, and in black-and-white – and a very sufficient textual content are supplied, during which all phases of the entire vital angler’s flies may be pointed out, even if the angler fishes in eire, Scotland, Wales or England.

Furthermore, Mr Harris has rationalised the nomenclature of the flies with no breaking with culture, in order that while anglers from eire and England meet and speak about the various varieties of nymphs, duns and spinners, they could, with using this e-book, be really convinced accurately what it's they're speaking approximately. The writers of the prior weren't consistently particularly so sure, for they weren't armed with color photos or with the most recent advancements in entomology.

We consider confident that this ebook will wake up a brand new serious perform, and examine of what's really the main attention-grabbing a part of angling. extra, it is going to be of curiosity to a large circle of naturalists past the anglers and the entomologists.

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