WHERE TO COARSE FISH IN BRITAIN & IRELAND
Author: John Bailey
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Mar 2002
150 of the best coarse fishing locations in Britain & Ireland. Perch, pike, tench, carp, catfish & eels are examples of coarse fish. 9 two-color maps; 32 color photos, 10 line drawings; 5.5x8.5 inches, 160 pgs.
New Holland Publishers has long been a leader in giving travelers the information they need for the best trips. Now they are doing the same for the itinerant fly fishermen of the world. John Bailey and the New Holland editors offer this guide to the best United Kingdom and Ireland travel based around that magnificent obsession they call coarse-fishing.
John Bailey brings his extensive knowledge of popular angling sites to this essential new guide to 150 of the best coarse fishing locations in Britain and Ireland. (So you colonial and other non-Brit types know, 'coarse' fish are fresh water fish that generally have larger and 'coarser' scales than 'game' fish such as trout. Perch, pike, tench, carp, catfish and eels are examples of coarse fish.) Packed with invaluable information for the travelling angler, the book also includes essential information on equipment, seasons, weather.
Possibly the most valuable piece of information for coarse fishermen is knowing where and when they can practise their art. To this end, internationally renowned author, photographer, and angler John Bailey has drawn on his considerable experience to present over 80 of the best places in Britain and Ireland to catch freshwater fish by float, lure, and ledger.
County by county, John Bailey describes in detail each fishing site--offering useful tips on equipment and techniques, so coarse fishermen will turn potential bites into actual catches. The book also includes such vital practical information as fishing sites' addresses, contact details, peak seasons, regulations, and ticket prices.
Illustrated with gorgeous, full-color photographs and detailed, two-color maps, Where to Coarse Fish in Britain and Ireland ensures that coarse fishermen and women will get the most out of each and every fishing expedition.
* Perfect reference companion for over 1.5 million coarse fishermen in Britain & Ireland.
* Appeals to all ages and levels of expertise.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Bailey is an internationally renowned author, photographer, and presenter of television programs on angling and natural history. One of Britain's best-known anglers, he has written numberous books, including Tales from the Riverbank (BBC BOOKS), John Bailey's Freshwater Fishing (Dorling Kindersley), Trout at Ten Thousand Feet (New Holland), John Bailey's Complete Guide to Fishing (New Holland),Where to Fly Fish in Britain and Ireland (New Holland) and Where to Coarse Fish in Britain and Ireland (New Holland). He lives in Salthouse, North Norfolk.