From the new American Fly Fishing Classic Series, Halford on the Dry Fly presents excerpts from the original Halford book that launched the 'dry-fly revolution' and has influenced every generation of serious fly fishers since, Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice. It shows a first rate angling mind at work, a gifted naturalist who witnessed an historic moment in the development of fly-fishing.
Edited by Paul Schullery
Frederic Halford was known during his remarkable fishing career as the 'High Priest of the Art' according to angling historian Andrew Head.
This pocket sized book Halford on the Dry Fly extracts the essential wisdoms from Halford's Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice (1889) the publication that really launched the Dry Fly Revolution and still has relevance today, fly species and tackle may have changed but Halford's observations still remain. Halford himself was a keen naturalist and had an enquiring mind, something that becomes immediately apparent through reading the chapters of this book by Paul Schullery. Of course Halford was a man who sparked fierce debate over what constituted Fly Fishing, he believed in the imitation of actual flies, and not other creatures, a debate that still rumbles on today! By reading this book you will dip into the mind of an innovator and gain an insight into Frederic Halford's observations and theories, open it and enjoy.
- Book Specifications
Sub Heading Streamcraft of a Master Angler ISBN 9780811702720 Author Edited by Paul Schullery Binding Hardback Extent 153 x 102mm, 160 pages Illustrations 11 black & white illustrations Ebook No
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