Out of the Blue
On Fishing at Sea
By (author) Chris Yates
Out of the Blue by Chris Yates
Book DescriptionThough an enthusiastic sea-fisher as a child, Chris Yates has concentrated on freshwater throughout his fishing life. In "Out of the Blue" he describes his return to the sea after half a life-time and his increasing passion for its changeable moods and habits. Remaining faithful to his fundamental angling ethic - fishing simply with the minimum of tackle and always using his old split cane carp rod - he ventures into different waters and nets a cast of new experiences. Far from the quiet enchantment of his local reed-fringed, willow-hung waters, he discovers another, more elemental, more mysterious world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780241143629
(180mm x 132mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Yates
Lost Diary, Hardback (May 2014)
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Nightwalk, Paperback (February 2014)
Chris Yates, one of Britain's most insightful and lyrical writers, raises his gaze from his beloved rivers and ponds and takes us on a mesmerizing tour of the British countryside.
On Fishing at Sea, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Chris Yates
Through twenty-two casts the author, one of the Britain's best-known freshwater fisherman, quits land in favour of the sea. There, he discovers the many pleasures of the coast: wild shores, unpredictable waves, and, of course, fish that glisten and dart beneath a never-still surface. This title focuses on the sea and its many wonders.
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Author Biography - Chris Yates
Chris Yates is a photographer and author, but first and foremost he is a fisherman. When he was five, he was inspired by the discovery of a monster carp in his village pond. Thirty years later, he caught what was then the biggest fish in England. He went on to talk about his experiences in books, magazines and in the BBC2 series A Passion for Angling. His latest book is How to Fish.
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