The wild North Country trout streams of the UK hold a magnetic allure for anglers who love the challenge of these exhilarating places. Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria all posses lovely watercourses that each new season bring fishermen, both expert and tyro, back time and time again. Pat Regan the author of: Fly fishing on wild becks, has spent decades perfecting the mysterious craft of the fly-fisher in pursuit of wild brown trout and grayling. In this book the author shares an intimate, rural kwledge of watercraft and riverside wisdom that is quite unique. This information has been hard-won from years of fishing on the banks of wild rivers like the Twiss, Doe, Greta, Hodder, Lune, Yarrow, Wenning and others. Pat Regan imparts his kwledge though a series of honest, and sometimes amusing, accounts of riverside experiences. Flies are discussed in detail and patterns are included so that the angler can try out Pat's original dressings. Pat Regan has taught the art of fly tying at adult education classes and demonstrated at game and country events, Pat also previously won a round of the Partridge of Redditch, Advanced Fly Dressing Competition. Fly fishing on wild becks takes the fly-fisher to the next level and beyond.
About the Author Pat Regan was born and raised in Southport Lancashire. He is a professional author, environmental campaigner and dedicated, life-long angler. A man of various talents, Pat was previously a tree surgeon and later become a chiropodist, reflexologist and sports massage therapist. He also helps his wife, Cath, manage a busy, preschool childcare facility. Pat is the father of four children and when time permits Cath also likes to cast a line. He is also well-known in Ufology and Paranormal circles. His latest books include: UFO: The Search for Truth. http: //ufo.books.officelive.com/default.aspx The New Pagan Handbook http: //thenewpaganhandbook.jigsy.com/ Dirty Politics http: //dirtypolitics.jigsy.com/ The Torch and the Spear Pat Regan is an accomplished master-class, fly tier who has previously taught this rural art at college and game fairs. He also enjoys making and selling traditional floats and flies by hand. Pat participates in many types of angling but his first love is chasing wild trout with tiny dry flies on the bleak, northern British spate streams. LINKS Pat's fishing site http: //dryflyfisher.yolasite.com/ Facebook http: //www.facebook.com/reganclan?ref=tn_tnmn eBay http: //www.ebay.co.uk/sch/earlyolive/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686 Twitter https: //twitter.com/#!/Pat_Regan