Author: Peter Wheat
Publisher: The Medlar Press & Waterlog, Nov 2011
Since it was first published in 1967, this book has become highly sought after. With contributions from Peter Stone, John Ginifer, Dick Walker, Tag Barnes & others, it is the standard work on early barbel fishing for any enthusiast. Black line illus & 8-pg. monochrome section; 9x8 inches, 139 pgs.
This new Medlar edition contains the original line drawings by David Carl Forbes and rescanned original photographs. Hardback with dust-jacket, marbled endpapers and head and tailbands.
'In this book Peter writes from experience, but appreciating that intense concentration on one or two rivers can perhaps limit that experience, he has gathered about him a band of expert anglers to give the subject comprehensive coverage. David Carl Forbes (Foreword, 1967)