Matching Results: Vintage Fishing Books
One man’s journey, fly rod in hand, across post Soviet Russia. Perhaps more of a travelogue than an angling book – the highlights are very much the decaying remnants of the communist regime rather than the fly-fishing. A good reading copy. As always we will try and combine postage on items wherever possible – refunding […]
Excellent advice and guidance for all aspects of river fishing – paperback reissue of this great book in good condition. As always we will try and combine postage on items wherever possible – refunding any excess on receipt of your order.
Great beginners guide – focussing on river fishing only rather than the wide variety of piking, but using techniques that can be easily applied elsewhere. Copy in good condition. As always we will try and combine postage on items wherever possible – refunding any excess on receipt of your order.
First edition (1989) edition of this great introduction to all aspects of pike fishing: a must for any visitor to my local Norfolk Broads! Perhaps weaker on lure fishing than other techniques (not surprising given the age of the book) but well illustrated and from the “make it yourself” days of fishing. This copy is […]
The Complete Book of Float Fishing – Alan Haines (HB) – £ 4.00 Sold Out
Looking at all aspects of float fishing, from tackle layout to pole fishing, this book aims to cover all the information which would be of relevance to the angler. The book is illustrated throughout with photographs. Other works by the author include “The Angling Times Book of Coarse Fishing”. This copy is in generally good […]
‘Pitched as an antidote to the ‘modern slavery’ of Blackberry’s, mobiles etc, Jon Savage’s memoir of navigating the pre-gentrification Docklands with Derek Jarman is a highlight, while poignant pieces about epic canoe trips, ice-skating through the Fens and innumerable idyllic tributaries constitute an extended billet-doux to the landscapes and idiosyncrasies of the British Isles’ – […]
The Compleat Angler – Izaak Walton (PB) – £ 4.50 Sold Out
The Compleat Angler, Izaak Walton’s fishing classic, is a celebration of the art and spirit of fishing. Through prose, verse, song, and folklore, Walton inspires readers to go into nature – to go to its meandering streams and rivers – and fish. Walton teaches us about a life filled with harmony between nature, man, and […]
Blood Knots – Luke Jennings (PB) – £ 4.00
As a child in the 1960s, Luke Jennings was fascinated by the rivers and lakes around his Sussex home. Beneath their surfaces, it seemed to him, waited alien and mysterious worlds. With library books as his guide, he applied himself to the task of learning to fish. His progress was slow, and for years he […]
A Train to Catch – Jon Berry (HB) – £ 15.00 Sold Out
With the invention of the railways in the early nineteenth century, anglers were, for the first time, able to fish the length and breadth of Britain. The great train companies positively courted them, with special trains and angling club discounts. From the Highlands of Scotland to the English Channel, the Welsh mountains to the Norfolk […]
For All Those Left Behind – John Andrews – £ 6.00 Sold Out
John Andrews is the fourth child of an Anglo-Irish army family with severe religious hang-ups. Until its recent demise he was the marketing manager for the nefarious Creation Records, home of Oasis, Primal Scream and many others. In the eyes of the twentynothing and thirtysomething working world he was as hip as they come. He […]