Friday, 8 February 2013

Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler, a contemporary journey exploring the wonder of fly fishing

Can I recommend that you have a look at this You Tube video and walk in the steps of Isaak Walton accompanied by James Prosek a bright young angler artist.  Prosek got Yale University to accept his proposal to travel to the UK to visit Walton’s haunts as a subject for his Senior Thesis. His video produced by Fritz Mitchell and filmed by Peter Franchella gives you a true sense of the wonder of fly fishing and its origins and history.

I find my copy of The Compleat Angler published by The Oxford University Press interesting but quite challenging to read. However, I see it can still be bought from Amazon.

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