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The Accidental Angler By Charles Rangeley-Wilson

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A fishing rod will break the ice with locals, guides, farmers, shopkeepers, taxi drivers and bar-flies. Published to accompany the BBC TV series, this work aims to take the reader from London suburbs to Bhutan, Icelandic moonscapes to the Seychelles - to places where a fishing rod leads.

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The Accidental Angler by Charles Rangeley-Wilson

Meet Charles Rangeley-Wilson. He's one of Britain's best-kept secrets - angler, conservationist, traveller. He's also one of our finest fishing writers. Now, join him on the trip of a lifetime, on a journey that will make the familiar new, and the strange familiar. Published to accompany the new BBC TV series, "The Accidental Angler" takes us from London suburbs to Bhutan, Icelandic moonscapes to the Seychelles - in fact, anywhere a fishing rod leads. In the "Accidental Angler", you'll battle titanic monsters on a tropical atoll and make-believe sharks on the mushy-peas-and-gravy Wash. You'll chase inscrutable grayling through back gardens in Provence, or phantom sea trout in downtown Southampton. And, you'll dance in Brazilian carnivals and find secret rivers hidden beneath the streets. This is because fishing can take you to the heart of the landscape in a way few other forms of travel can match. A fishing rod will break the ice with locals, guides, farmers, shopkeepers, taxi drivers and bar-flies. Whether in the world's most outlandish and awe-inspiring places or just at the end of your road, fishing will introduce you to crabby weather and crabbier locals, moon-phases, rip-tides, floods, droughts, remarkable tales, and of course fantastic slippery beasts.

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About Charles Rangeley-Wilson


Charles Rangeley-Wilson is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster. As well as presenting BBC TV's The Accidental Angler, he is The Field's fishing correspondent and contributes regularly to Gray's Sporting Journal, America's leading literary outdoor magazine. He was a founder of the Wild Trout Trust, and is the author of one previous book, Somewhere Else. He lives in Norfolk with his wife and two children.

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GOR000941534
The Accidental Angler by Charles Rangeley-Wilson
Charles Rangeley-Wilson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
2006-10-15
224
0224078836
9780224078832
N/A
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