Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea

Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea

by Kevin Parr

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473528123
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publication date: 05/05/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Kevin Parr is a writer, fisherman and amateur naturalist. He is the angling correspondent for The Idler and a regular contributor to Countryfile magazine, Fallon’s Angler and the Caught by the River website. He also writes a weekly fishing column for the Dorset Echo and has previously written for The Independent, Birdwatching magazine, Anglers Mail and a variety of other publications. His books include The Idle Angler and the black comedy The Twitch. Kevin lives in West Dorset with his wife and a colony of grass snakes a few strides from his garden gate.

Table of Contents

A Note about the Text viii

1 Beginnings: return to Stourhead 1

2 Turning Stones: a tributary of the Exe 17

3 Dipping a Toe: the Leidle 35

4 Finding Your Feet: the Mole 53

5 Barriers: the Avon 71

6 Tributaries: the Itchen 89

7 Finding Identity: the Kennet 107

8 Side Streams and Diversions: the Blackwater 123

9 Stripping Back: the Little Weir 139

10 Contentment: Parr's Pool 157

11 Slowing Down: the Stour 175

12 New Beginnings: the Sea 193

Glossary of Angling Terms 209

Resources 213

Acknowledgements 215

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