Apologies for the trumpet blowing, but needs must….! There is a rather nice review of The Idle Angler in the latest edition of Salmo Trutta, the annual journal of the […]
At the end of the 19th Century a close season was introduced for coarse angling. With the majority of fish being caught and killed, it was determined that fishing be […]
Rather splendidly, The Idle Angler has been nominated as Book of the Year in the Angling Times National Angling Awards 2014. The results will be revealed in the Christmas edition […]
That contentment is found on every page, but there is much too that readers will find provocative and challenging. Parr explores depths rarely plumbed in angling writing, examining its philosophies […]
A rather nice review of The Idle Angler has appeared in CountryFile magazine. Editor Fergus Collins writes that ‘there’s much to enjoy here‘ and suggests that ‘it’s a very gentle, […]
From Chapter Five – Lunchtime (Courtesy of Medlar Press) Sir John Whitaker Fairclough was a man I never met but whose fly-fishing tackle is now in my possession. Fairclough […]
So here it is – The Idle Angler – available now from all the normal places, though easiest and safest to go direct to the publisher here.