Book And Media Reviews

Rod And Line

Published: 1980 Author: Arthur Ransome Reviewed by: Chris Plumb Use of the word ‘classic’ is sometimes over-wrought when it comes to describing an old angling book (or an old ‘anything’ for that matter!). However in the case of Rod and Line it is entirely apt. I have read a number of angling anthologies in my

Reflections from the Water's Edge and Trout at Ten Thousand Feet

Published: 1987/2001 Author: John Bailey Reviewed by: Chris Plumb These two excellent volumes could be said to represent the ‘bookends’ of John Bailey’s angling career to date. Genesis and Revelation if you like. Reflections from the Water’s Edge covers the first 30 years of John’s fishing from early boyhood beginnings to the emergence of the

I Know A Good Place

Published: 1989 Author: Clive Gammon Reviewed by: Chris Plumb This book set me back the grand sum of 20 pence and was then in my possession for some years before I eventually got around to reading it!! Let me explain. Some 8 or so years a go I bought a dozen ‘remaindered’ books for a

Carp and the Carp Angler

Published: 1980 Author: George Sharman Reviewed by: Peter McCue I’ll make no bones about it I love this book, however I must also confess that this was the first book dedicated to Carp that I’d acquired (given as a present) so it was always going to be reviewed fondly. Thats only part of the story

Return Of The Syndicate Part III

“Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble” Words that you’d normally associate with a coven of witches, rather than anything to do with fishing, but apt words to describe the latest Syndicate that the mind of Mark Cunnington has dreamt up! Regular visitors to Anglers’ Net will know that we have previously reviewed Mark’s earlier work and