The North Country Fly
Yorkshire's Soft Hackle Tradition

SKU: 14AB1567
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Details the fascinating history of the traditional spider patterns of Yorkshire.

Meticulously researched, and featuring numerous important and previously unpublished fly lists and family manuscripts, this book provides the most accurate and comprehensive history of the North Country flies. Supported by a wealth of full colour illustrations, the author has produced the definitive work on the history, tying and fishing of the North Country fly. Colour & b/w photos, line drawings, dark blue boards, spine titled in gilt; 7.67x9.92 inches, 302 pgs.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Robert Smith caught his first trout on the fly at the age of seven on the River Wharfe and has been a confirmed fly angler ever since. Born into a family of anglers he was imbued with the rich angling heritage of the Yorkshire Dales. He has written for several angling magazines including Trout & Salmon and Fly Fishing & Fly Tying and has fished in many parts of the globe including Australia, New Zealand and the US.

A member of several respected angling clubs, he still revels in the thrill of fishing his favourite North Country Patterns on the same beats fished by T. E. Pritt, Edmonds & Lee and other great fishermen and fly-tyers of the past.
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