Right from the outset the tone is set in this wonderful book.
The atmospheric "At Dawn of Day". opens with an experience
that every angler can identify with; being up when the rest of the household is asleep.
Rarely has a fisherman so elequently expressed the quietness exuded by bricks and mortar
and he goes on in fine form to culminatively add to this masterpeice with such gems as;
"May Day on the Exe", "A Brace of Tench", "A Miniature Trout Stream", "The Festival of the Green Drake",
"The Mystery of a Thames Salmon","The Midland Brook", and "A Surburban Fishery".
Sheringham hailed from a time when fishermen had other interests seperate from fishing and… Read more