'...a perfectly wonderful book'
What reviewers said of Andrew Herd's highly acclaimed
For anyone who has ever grasped a fly rod with intent, and has any curiosity about where all
this pleasure and passion came from, Andrew Herd's superb book provides the answer.'
Tom Fort, Trout & Salmon
'It is just terrific - thoughtful, tightly but not stiffly reasoned, both informative and entertaining,
and just wonderfully written with liveliness and wit.'
'. . . one of the best pieces of writing and thought in fly fishing literature.'
'The new standard reference work . . . it is the broadly inquiring nature of the thing that makes it so exciting.' Paul Schullery, The American Fly Fisher