On Fishing

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9780007255474: On Fishing

Essential reading for fishers of any level, world-famous fisherman Brian Clarke has collected here his most important articles from the last three decades. His experience shines through on every page and gives a whole new perspective on fishing techniques in particular fly fishing for trout and common mistakes. Also addressed are threats to local fish populations and the fisherman’s role in bringing attention to and correcting eroding habitats. A distillation of a lifetime's experience, these essential works provide a better understanding of both the fisherman and the fish they pursue.

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About the Author:

Brian Clarke is the author of the renowned The Trout and the Fly, which revolutionized fly fishing.

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‘Clarke's non-judgmental approach is a delight. Fishing needs more of this’
Financial Times Magazine

‘(Clarke) is a consummate wordsmith, crafting words with succinct, lucid sentences to set the scene for action or discussion ... essential reading for anyone who's interested in our vital aquatic environment.’
BBC Country File

‘... this collection of articles and essays on piscatorial pleasures shows why it is more than just anglers who are drawn to the contemplative flow of his near-perfect pastoral prose.’
Scottish Field

More praise for Brian Clarke:

The Stream (2000) - an environmental novel:
'Devastatingly effective ... ought to be required reading.’
The Times

'Magically wrought ... a parable for our times.'
The Sunday Times

'The most significant book of its kind I have read since Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.’
David Arnold Forster, Chief Executive, English Nature

Trout etcetera (1996):
'Instant classic, I'd say ... Marvellously well-written. Enviably written.’
Ted Hughes

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Published by HarperCollins UK (2008)
ISBN 10: 0007255470 ISBN 13: 9780007255474
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