"A Fishy Tale" by Robert Kirk discusses his life and times in the angling business. This is the story of a passion for fishing that spans eighty years. During peace and war, by day and night, in canal, lake, sea and river; Robert fished. He recalls fish caught (and lost) and items of equipment used to a level of detail that will delight the angling enthusiast. His fishing activities were almost curtailed during his WW2 service in the RAF with 218 Squadron as a rear gunner on Lancasters. However, the insights he recalls into life during this time are both informative and moving. Post-war, Robert developed a career in the fishing tackle business, first as a retailer before becoming a designer and manufacturer of fishing rods. His wide technical knowledge of fishing tackle is rare and will be of interest to the enthusiast. With a keen interest in motoring Robert even found time to get involved in car rallying whilst in Ireland but always as a secondary pastime to fishing. Meeting many interesting (and some famous) people during his life, Robert has a great store of anecdotes, adventures and occasional misadventures to tell of his ...missin' - gone fishin' life.
Publisher: Gilbert Massara Publishing
Number of pages: 105
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 246 x 171 x 13 mm
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